AMA Government Affairs Director Tyler Dobbs joined Matt for the March 1 episode of AMA Air. Tyler shares some details that were just released about the Aeronautical Safety and Knowledge Test. Matt and Tyler share a few events happening around the country and let you know how to find out the current status of events in your area. Plus, learn how you can unlock an exclusive episode of The AMA Podcast! All that and more on this episode of AMA Air!
Virtual flying: Real fun
In this video, Matt Ruddick, Jay Smith, and Kyle Jaracz discuss flight simulators! What’s your go-to? Where are the most active online communities? How much do they cost?
The RC Roundtable Podcast has gained access to AMA Air and taken over this episode! Join Fitz Walker, Terry Dunn, and Lee Ray to learn about new and returning AMA programs and where you can find the latest information about Remote ID. The RC Roundtable guys also hack into Jay Smith’s files to share a sneak peek of Model Aviation’s February issue, which is now available for digital subscribers!
This week on the podcast, former space shuttle commander Robert “Hoot” Gibson helps celebrate the start of Model Aviation Build Month! Hoot walks through some of the unique build projects he’s been working on, including a Convair Pogo! Learn more about Model Aviation Build Month by visiting
Last week, we discussed the joint letter written by AMA, AOPA, EAA, and Wing that was sent to the FAA in response to proposed Remote ID regulations. This week, lifelong modeler and CTO of Wing, Adam Woodworth, and Wing Public Policy representative, Ben Brooks, join the show to talk about their view on how the proposed Remote ID rules could affect model aviation.
Jesse Perkins, founder and creator of the Tiny Whoop, joins the AMA Podcast to talk about the origin of the most whimsical aircraft in model aviation, the Tiny Whoop.