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76th Anniversary

  76th Anniversary


History of the Frederick Model Aircraft Club AMA#331

The purpose of this organization is to promote the building and safe operation of model aircraft and to promote acceptance and good will toward this sport/hobby through educational involvement in the community.

    The Frederick Model Aircraft Club was formed on December 1, 1939 and originally named the Frederick Gas Model Club.

    The club is the oldest known model airplane club in Maryland and one of the oldest in the United States.

    It is also one of the earliest clubs that joined the AMA in approximately 1968-9 and continues to operate today.

    Maryland State Model Airplane Championships held at the Frederick, Maryland airport from 1957-1970.

For a detailed look at the club history view the Frederick Model Aircraft History document(PDF) we have created. Adobe PDF


Have you seen the Frederick News Post article on FMAC March 29, 2015


Don't forget to check your April edition of Model Aviation when it arrives. Page 11 has an article on the FMAC 75th anniversary.



FMAC Club Logo pre year 1996

Pre 2000 FMAC Logo

FMAC Club Logo 1996-2000 now Aircraft Club

1996 2000 FMAC Logo