Greater Pittsburgh Aero Radio Control Society

Join our Club

All pilots must have a current AMA registration visible on their person in order to fly or operate radio control models, engines, electric motors, and transmitters and associated support equipment at the model airport.

All aircraft must have a current FAA registration and mark the exterior of your aircraft with the registration number. To register with the FAA, visit For help registering with FAA, use AMA’s step-by-step guided walkthrough.

How to join our organization? To become an AMA member, complete and mail a paper application to the AMA (pdf link below) or goto the AMA website for online enrollment form. To become an GPARCS member, complete and mail a gparcs pdf application.

AMA Membership Application

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Click on the link above to download the pdf enrollment form. Online enrollment form is available on the AMA website.

AMA Full Membership Program
Age 19-65 - $85
65 & over - $75
Under 19 - $15
Additional family members - $45

$2,500,000 personal liability insurance coverage
$25,000 Medical Coverage-AD&D Policy ($10,000 Death Benefit)
$1,000 Fire, Theft, and Vandalism coverage
Model Aviation monthly magazine
Access to members only section of website

Ability to fly at thousands of AMA chartered club sites with appropriate club membership.
Toll free customer service – 1-800-I-Fly-AMA (435-9262)
Always comply with the AMA Safety Code.

Visit the AMA website for the lastest news and updates.

GPARCS Membership Application

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Complete your GPARCS application online.
Your AMA membership for 2024 must be current.
Payments are accepted thru PayPal
or by sending a check (do not send cash) thru US mail.