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The National Miniature Pylon Racing Association is the Special Interest Group for the Academy of Model Aeronautics. The NMPRA is an organization of Pylon Racers whose mission is to promote, organize and standardize the hobby. This website is the home of the NMPRA but our members are spread across the Globe. Take a look around and get involved with the most exciting form of Radio Control.

As of Wednesday, August 23, 2017

DateEvent Name
  8/26Pylon Racing At Oakdale, CA
  9/02Helena Fall Classic
  9/09SIRS Field Of Dreams Classic
  9/092017 Wintonbury
  9/16Mike Tallman Legacy Q40 Pylon Race
  9/17Arizona Model Aviators EF1 Series
  9/242017 Salem Fall
  9/30Lone Star Shootout
10/08Arizona Model Aviators EF1 Series
10/142017 NMPRA Championship
10/28West Coast Series Championship Race
12/10Arizona Model Aviators EF1 Series
  1/14Arizona Model Aviators EF1 Series
  2/04Arizona Model Aviators EF1 Series
  3/25Arizona Model Aviators EF1 Series
  4/22Arizona Model Aviators EF1 Series
  5/20Arizona Model Aviators EF1 Series
NMPRA members have access to a
wealth of racing experience. Help shape
the future of RC Pylon Racing. Support
the NMPRA by becoming a member and
gain access to these benefits.

The NMPRA Hall of Fame Page has been updated with new pages for the class of 2016. Check it out here:

NMPRA Hall of Fame

The NMPRA Software Page has been updated with the new NMPRA Race Program developed by Chuck Andraka and Paul Herman. Check it out here:

NMPRA Software Downloads

The NMPRA History Page has been updated with an interesting article by Dan Kane discussing the development of composite wings in pylon racing. Check it out here:

NMPRA and Pylon Racing History

The Approved EF1 components page has been updated to include the new Rimfire GPMG4631 and Scorpion C-2826-EF1 motors. Check it out here:

EF1 Approved Components

AMA NATS 2017

Make sure to be at the 2017 AMA NATS in Muncie, IN for pylon July 14 - 21. Click on the NATS logo above for more information from the AMA website.

Back for 2017 will be Warbird racing, Club 40 and 424 Q500. Make sure to sign up early.

Click on the link below for the current NATS Pylon Schedule:

2017 AMA Pylon NATS Schedule

Click on the link below for the official rules For Warbird Racing at the NATS:

2016 AMA Pylon NATS Warbird Racing Rules

Click on the links below for NATS entry forms:

2017 NATS AMA Official Pylon Events Entry Form (424, 426, 422)

2017 NATS NMPRA Unofficial Events Entry Form (Club 40, EF1, Warbird)

If you would like to make a donation directly to the 2016 U.S. F5D team via Paypal click on the button below:

If you would like to make a donation directly to the U.S. F3D team via Paypal click on the button below:




June NMPRA Newsletter
Running a Race Primer
Chuck Andraka/Paul Herman Race Software
Q500 and EF1 Tech Inspection Tool Templates