World’s Largest Model Aviation Organization to Showcase Latest sUAS Technology, Demonstrations, and Products at AMA Expo

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The latest and greatest advancements in small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) and model aircraft technology will be a major component of AMA Expo 2015. The annual event, scheduled January 9-11 in Ontario, California, offers attendees and organizations the opportunity to interact with exhibitors, field experts, and fellow model aviation pilots.

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The latest and greatest advancements in small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) and model aircraft technology will be a major component of AMA Expo 2015. The annual event offers attendees and organizations the opportunity to interact with exhibitors, field experts, and fellow model aviation pilots. AMA Expo will be held at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, CA, on January 9-11. This premier exposition for model aviation is hosted by the Academy of Model Aeronautics, the world’s largest model flying organization, and is presented by Go Professional Xtreme Custom Cases. The show is open to the public, industry leaders, and anyone with an interest in UAS technology and the model aviation hobby.

This year’s Expo will include more than 200 exhibitor booths with hundreds of products and displays. Check out multirotors, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), recreational first-person view (FPV) tools, indoor flying demonstrations, and more! The 2015 AMA Expo will also include several presentations by field experts including AMA member Joe Bok of Aero Telemetry discussing his replication of the Kettering Bug, America’s first production drone.

The expo will also feature an enhanced multirotor flying demonstration area, sponsored by the International Radio Controlled Helicopter Association (IRCHA), children’s make-and-take activities, a large static building contest, a swap shop, and exhibits by NASA, the Soaring Society of America, and several other notable organizations.

AMA Expo dates and times
Friday, January 9, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, January 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, January 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased in advance by visiting amaexpo.com/tickets/ for a reduced rate through January 7, 2015. Tickets are available at the door for $13, with special pricing for two- and three-day passes, AMA and EAA members, and youth ages 13-18. Active military personnel with IDs, all attendees under 12, and youth in uniform are free.

Additional details about tickets, the AMA Expo Speaker Series, presented by Nationwide Insurance, and daily activities can be found on the AMA Expo website.

The Academy of Model Aeronautics, founded in 1936, is devoted to the safe operation of model aircraft. It serves as the nation’s collective voice for approximately 175,000 modelers and 2,400 clubs in every US state and the US territories. Headquartered in Muncie, IN, AMA is open to those who fly model aircraft for recreation and education.

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