aviation associations

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Airline Groups and Associations
Airport Groups and Associations
Airship & Ballooning Groups and Associations
Flight Attendant Groups
Gliding Organizations
Hang Gliding and Ultralight Organizations
Helicopter Organizations
Historical & Preservation Associations
Homebuilt and Experimental Aircraft Groups and Organizations
Humanitarian & Charitable Aviation Organizations
Maintenance Organizations
Medical Organizations
Military Organizations
Modelling Organizations
Pilot and Owners Groups
Safety Organizations
Sporting Bodies
Trade and Professional Organizations
Unions and Employee Groups
Women's Organizations
Other Organizations


Airline Groups and Associations

Airport Groups and Associations

Airship & Ballooning Groups and Associations

  • The Airship Association  Established to promote matters relating to airships, to publish books and papers connected with airships, and to promote research and experimental work on airships.

  • Balloons Over Idaho  An association of hot air balloon pilots, support crew and observers based in Boise, Idaho.  Annual Safety Seminar in March.  Competitions Spring through Fall.

  • Experimental Balloon and Airship Association The EBAA is a loose congregation of aeronauts who have built, fly or own any sort of Experimental, Ultralight or Homebuilt Lighter-Than-Air Craft.  Vehicles owned and built by members are mostly hot air balloons but also include hot air airships, gas balloons and gas airships.

  • FAI Ballooning commission A non-governmental and non-profit making international organization with the basic aim of furthering aeronautical and astronautical activities worldwide.

  • Granite State Balloon Association  All about ballooning in New Hampshire, including festivals, pilots, rides, weather, getting involved, and learning to fly balloons.

  • Naval Airship Association, Inc.  The NAA is a non-private, non-profit organization that gathers and disseminates lighter-than-air expertise and knowledge accumulated during the U.S. Navy's development and employment of lighter-than-air aircraft.

Flight Attendant Groups

  • flightattendants.org  A Website for flight attendants and retirees: crew lounge, chat, forum, retired f/a sites, skyrage, links.

Gliding Organizations

Hang Gliding and Ultralight Organizations

Helicopter Organizations

  • American Helicopter Society International  The professional society for the advancement of vertical flight technology and its useful application throughout the world.

  • Australian Sports Rotorcraft Association  The ASRA a national sport and recreational association, representing people with an interest in gyroplanes in both Government regulations and sporting matters.

  • Bell 47 Helicopter Association  Dedicated to supporting and preserving the history of the Bell 47.  Open to Bell 47 pilots, mechanics, and related personnel interested in the Bell 47 helicopter.

  • Eastern Region Helicopter Council, Inc.  The purpose of this corporation is to foster an active exchange of ideas and information among the helicopter operators in the Northeast United States and between those operators, manufacturers, suppliers, the public, federal, state and local agencies so as to further the cause of safety, profesionalism and eficiency through communication, as deemed appropriate.

  • Navy Helicopter Alumni Association  An organization for members and their spouses of the initial U.S. Naval Helicopter Squadrons, VX-3, HU-1 and HU-2, as well as members of all U.S. Naval Helicopter Squadrons, and Organizations that followed.

  • Popular Rotorcraft Association For homebuilt rotorcraft.

  • Vietnam Helicopter Flight Crew Network  A non-profit veterans organization dedicated to providing a forum for recreational communications amongst a fraternity of aircrew members who served in Vietnam during the period 1961-75.

Historical & Preservation Associations

  • The Aircraft Engine Historical Society  A non-profit educational and historical society, open to the public, which fosters an appreciation of the people, art, and science associated with aircraft engine development, manufacture, and use.

  • American Aviation Historical Society  The AAHS was established to preserve and disseminate the hertiage of American aviation through a collection of books, documents and photographs, a quarterly Journal, and Newsletter.

  • Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia Photos, calendar, classifieds, photos, newsletter.

  • The Army Aviation Heritage Foundation  The AAHF seeks to educate the American public to their military heritage through the story of U.S. Army Aviation's soldiers and machines.

  • Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation  A non-profit educational group dedicated to preserving the memory and legacy of the Berlin Airlift of 1948-1949.

  • Canadian Aviation Historical Society Dedicated to the preservation of Canada’s flying heritage.  Membership, chapters, Journal, links.

  • The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation  Honoring the Lindberghs' legacy and furthering their shared vision of a technology/nature balance.

  • Clyde North Aeronautical Preservation Group  The CNAPG is a non-profit group formed near Melbourne, Australia to preserve and promote all aspects of aviation: static and flying restorations, collections of aircraft parts, books, magazines, brochures, photographs and other memorabilia.

  • The Collings Foundation  Founded to support "living history" events involving transportation, originally with automobiles but now with aircraft as the need for quality aviation history exhibits grew.  Many Collings Foundation aircraft are available for airshows and special events.

  • First Flight Centennial Foundation  This site includes information about improvements to Wright Brothers National Memorial, event planning and updates for the centennial in NC, official First Flight Centennial merchandise, the monthly Wright Brothers Trivia Challenge, and more.

  • The First Flight Society  Formed in 1926 by a group of North Carolina Outer Bankers, group dedicated themselves to preserving the original site of the Wright Brothers' first flights of December 17, 1903.

  • The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery  Aviation archaeological foundation with a full-time professional staff to guide an international membership of researchers and supporters in the non-profit organization's efforts to find, save, and preserve rare and historic aircraft.

  • Latin American Aviation Historical Society  An international group dedicated to the enjoyment of discovering and exchanging information about aeronautical history.

  • The National Aviation Hall of Fame  The NAHF nominates and enshrines individuals in recognition of achievement in the development of aviation.  Located adjacent to the USAF Museum at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio with 13,000 square feet of exhibit area, a virtual tour of America's air and space heritage, a who's who of daring and achievement, seven galleries focused on a particular era of aviation.  The Harry B. Combs Resource Lab offers visitors interactive computer kiosks where they can delve deeper into the biographical information and photos found among the displays and hands-on exhibits.

  • The Society of Air Racing Historians  Established to preserve complete and accurate records of air races, racepilots, and raceplanes.

  • The Yakkes Foundation  This foundation evolved from an idea of a few aviation-entrepreneurs who are, either professionally or privately, intrigued by all aspects of flight.  Its purpose is to keep older airplanes in perfect flying condition for the joy of the aviation sport and spectators alike.

Homebuilt and Experimental Aircraft Groups and Organizations

Humanitarian & Charitable Aviation Organizations

  • The Air Care Alliance  A U.S. league of humanitarian flying organizations whose volunteer pilots are dedicated to community service.

  • Angel Flight, Inc.  A non-profit organization of pilots and other volunteers dedicated to serving the community by arranging free private air transportation for medical patients who cannot afford to utilize normal, commercial transportation.  Angel Flight also provides services to blood, organ and tissue banks.

  • Angel Flight East  This organization provides free air transportation for medically needy people.

  • Angel Flight Georgia  A nonprofit organization providing free air transportation to and from treatment facilities for those with medical needs who are financially distressed or unable to travel on public transportation. Missions include transplant, compassionate care, routine treatment flights, and others referred to us by healthcare providers.

  • Corporate Angel Network  A non-profit organization that arranges passage for cancer patients traveling to treatment centers using empty seats on corporate aircraft flying the same routes as part of normal business.

  • Life Line Pilots  A private, non-profit organization that provides people in medical and financial distress with access to free air transportation on small (4-6 seat), private aircraft for health care and other compelling human needs.

  • Piedmont Silver Eagles Charitable Funds, Inc.  Includes a fund to promote Aviation Career Days for children.  This fund is geared toward lower, middle and high school students.  It will aid and financially promote Discovery (initial flights) for those over 15 at accredited and licensed flight schools.

  • Pilots of Valor   Pilots of Valor is a Central Florida Chapter of Pilots for Christ, International. We are a non-profit, Christian Aviation Organization that provides Mercy, Missionary, Evangelism, Outreach, Community flight, Mentoring Programs and Aviation based services.

  • World-Flight 2003  A group of aviation enthusiasts that fly a home-built commercial jet aircraft cockpit simulator around the world in order to raise money for children's charities.

Maintenance Organizations

  • The Aeronautical Repair Station Association  The ARSA works with regulators and legislators, representing the interests of aeronautical repair stations.

  • Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance  AWAM is a nonprofit organization formed for the purpose of championing women's professional growth and enrichment in the aviation maintenance fields by providing opportunities for sharing information and networking, education, fostering a sense of community and increasing public awareness of women in the industry.

  • Canadian Aviation Maintenance Council  The mission of the CAMC is to develop a framework for, and to facilitate the implementation of, a human resource strategy for the aviation maintenance industry.

  • International Aerospace Africa  Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, this office assists airlines with aerospace maintenance requirements: aircraft, engines, or spare parts projects.

  • Pacific Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Association  PAMEA is a non-profit association comprised of aircraft maintenance engineers, aircraft maintenance personnel and aviation industry corporate members.

  • Professional Aviation Maintenance Association  The purpose of the PAMA is to promote professionalism among aviation maintenance personnel; to foster and improve methods, skills, learning, and achievement in the field of Aviation Maintenance.

Medical Organizations

Military Organizations

  • The Air Force Association  An independent, nonprofit, civilian aerospace organization that promotes public understanding of aerospace power and national defense.  AFA is led by volunteer leaders at the national, state, and local levels.  The association has chapters in all fifty states, Europe and the Pacific, and publishes the monthly Air Force Magazine.

  • Naval Helicopter Association  A nonprofit professional organization established to promote the development and use of naval vertical lift aircraft in the United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

  • RAF Benevolent Fund  The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund exists to provide assistance to those of the extended Royal Air Force family who need support as a consequence of sickness, disability, accident, infirmity, poverty or other adversity.

  • Sabre Pilots Association Of the Air Division Squadrons  SPAADS is made up of pilots who flew the F-86 Sabre with Royal Canadian Air Force squadrons in Europe, with NATO, from 1951 to 1963.

Modelling Organizations

Pilot and Owners Groups

Safety Organizations

  • Australian Aviation Psychology Association AAvPA's primary objectives are to promote the exchange of information and advancement of knowledge in the fields of aviation psychology and human factors.

  • Aviation Safety Alliance  A not-for-profit advocacy organization dedicated to enhancing public understanding of the high safety standards and strong safety record of the commercial and general aviation industry.  Founded in 1998, the Alliance is a resource for journalists, policy makers and the public at large.

  • Aviation Safety Institute  A non-profit aviation safety research center with headquarters in Worthington, Ohio that studies an overlooked area of aviation safety: operational incidents which but for one or more missing links would be accidents.

  • Eurocontrol (European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation)  This civil and military organisation currently numbers 33 Member States, has as its primary objective the development of a seamless, pan-European Air Traffic Management (ATM) system.

  • Flight Safety Foundation  An independent, nonpolitical, nonprofit, international organization offering an objective view of aviation safety developments.  Special reports, publications, seminar calendars and other useful information.

  • The International Federation of Airworthiness  The IFA is an organisation dedicated to improving aviation safety by increasing international communication awareness and co-operation on all aspects of airworthiness, particularly continuing airworthiness.

  • Maintenance And Ramp Safety Society  MARSS is a non-profit society dedicated to reducing aviation human error.

  • National Air Disaster Alliance/Foundation  A non-profit organization with a mission to raise the standard of safety, security, survivability, and support through the constructive communications with all levels of government, departments, agencies, airline operators, manufacturers and industry associations.  The ADA seeks to inform the flying public on critical issues, and advocate for legislation and reform.

  • SAFE Association  A non-profit professional association dedicated to ensuring personal safety and protection in land, sea, air, and space environments.

Sporting Bodies

Trade and Professional Organizations

  • Aerospace Industries Association  AIA is the trade association representing the manufacturers of commercial, military, and business aircraft, helicopters, aircraft engines, missiles, spacecraft, and related components and equipment.

  • Aerospace Industries Association of Canada  AIAC is the national trade organization of Canada's aerospace manufacturing and service sector, with a mission to enhance the competitiveness of the Canadian aerospace industry through cooperative efforts among AIAC member companies, and direct contact with governments.

  • The Air and Expedited Motor Carriers Association  AEMCA’s mission is to provide the framework for member networking, education, and inter-association relations.

  • Air Transport Action Group An independent coalition of organisations from throughout the air transport industry which have united to press for economically beneficial aviation capacity improvements in an environmentally responsible manner.

  • Air Transport Association  The ATA is a trade organization for the principal U.S. airlines.

  • Air Transport Association of Canada  The ATAC supports members in the pursuit of a safe, world-leading and competitive Canadian air transport industry.

  • Airborne Law Enforcement Association  News, events, files, conferencing.

  • Aircraft Electronics Association  Information, educational foundation, news magazine, jobs, links.

  • Airforwarders Association  Dedicated to the support and advancement of the airfreight forwarding community.

  • American Bar Association's Air & Space Law Forum  Created to provide information in the aviation arena.  The forum has over 1,500 members representing all areas of air and space law including airlines, airports, labor, financial committees, the FAA, DOT, and NASA, and includes lawyers practicing in corporate, litigation and antitrust areas.  The forum holds educational programs and workshops each year along with its Annual Conference, and publishes a quarterly newsletter, The Air and Space Lawyer.  See the Law of Air & Space page at the LawResearch site for many links to resources at governments, journals and publications, professional organizations and associations, and legal search sites.

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics  A society serving the aerospace profession with the primary purpose to advance the arts, sciences, and technology of aeronautics and astronautics and to foster and promote the professionalism of those engaged in these pursuits.

  • ASDNet  The Aviation/Space and Defense Division of American Society for Quality is devoted to quality related activities as they involve the aviation, space, and defense industries.

  • Association of British Travel Agents  A UK trade association for tour operators and travel agents.

  • Association of Corporate Travel Executives  Representing the specialized travel interests of corporate purchasers and travel service suppliers.

  • The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International  AUVSI has over 2,000 members in more than 20 countries in government, industry, and the academic community promoting the advancement of Unmanned Vehicle System technologies. AUVSI is a professional organization committed to fostering, developing, and enhancing Unmanned Vehicle Systems and related technologies by presenting and promoting UVS technology, applications, benefits, and information to the user community, general public, academia, and government decision-makers.

  • Australian Parachute Federation  The APF is the organisation which controls skydiving and parachuting at nearly all the civilian operations in Australia.

  • Aviation Crime Prevention Institute Members, services, newsletter, databases.

  • California Alliance for Advanced Transportation Systems  CAATS is a partnership of transportation and technology executives throughout California from government and industry with the goal to accelerate the deployment of technology in the transportation network to the benefit of travelers.

  • Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation  CANSO, founded in 1998 as a not-for-profit organization, is the trade association and the global voice of air navigation services companies and organizations when many governments were in the process of moving the responsibility for the provision of air navigation services from civil service departments to outside organizations.  It represents the interests of air navigation service providers worldwide with a view to ensuring the safe, efficient and cost-effective operation of many thousands of civil, private and military aircraft throughout the world.

  • The Commercial Aviation Association of Southern Africa CAASA is a professional association, who's membership is directed to persons engaged in commercial aviation, those who have a commercial intrest in aviation, and those aith an enterprise allied to the commercial aviation industry.

  • Eurocontrol  The European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation serves air traffic in Europe, ensuring safety, fluidity and economy for all airspace users, and developing European solutions to common problems.

  • European Association of Aerospace Industries  AECMA represents the aerospace industry in Europe in all matters of common interest, with the objective of enhancing the competitive development of the sector.

  • European Business Aviation Association  EBAA’s vision is to be the effective force for enhancing the unique transportation resources that Business Aviation provides to European commerce.

  • European Civil Aviation Conference  As an inter-governmental organization, the ECAC’s aim is to promote the development of a safe, efficient, and sustainable European air transport system by harmonizing civil aviation policies and practices amongst its Member States and promoting understanding on policy matters between Member States and other parts of the world.

  • European Association of Aerospace Industries  AECMA represents the aerospace industry in Europe in all matters of common interest on the level of aircraft/systems, engines, equipment and components.  Its objective is to enhance the competitive development of the whole sector.

  • Farnborough Aerospace Consortium  The Consortium brings together aerospace companies located in Southern England to enable each to be more competitive through improved marketing, sharing of best practice, access to current research and collective action.

  • German Aerospace Industries Association  The BDLI (Bundesverband der Deutschen Luft- und Raumfahrtindustrie e.V.) represents the economic, technological, and research and development interests of its members in the Government, Parliament, media, and general public.

  • Groupement des Industries Françaises Aéronautiques et Spatiales (French Aerospace Industries Association)  GIFAS has almost 200 members, from major prime contractors and system suppliers to small specialist companies.

  • The International Air Cargo Association  TIACA is a worldwide organization which brings together the air logistics industry for progress and growth in world trade and economic development.  Members include air and surface carriers, forwarders, shippers, vendors, manufacturers, airports, countries, financial institutions and consultants.

  • International Air Carriers Organisation  A non-profit organization with the aim of developing air travel through the promotion of charter flights worldwide.

  • International Air Rail Organisation  IARO spreads world-class best practice and good workable ideas among people interested in rail links to airports.

  • International Aviation Fire Protection Association  The IAFPA is a non-profit association whose mission is to promote better international understanding of issues and concerns related to aircraft rescue and fire fighting, airport facilities fire protection and aircraft passenger fire safety.

  • International Aviation Handlers' Association  The IAHA was established as a forum for the world’s major ground handling companies, a talking shop, representing the industry worldwide.fo

  • International Civil Aviation Organization  ICAO was established in 1944 to develop international aviation.

  • International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences  The I.C.A.S. is a non-government, non-profit making, scientific organization established to encourage the free interchange of information on aeronautical subjects.

  • International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers Association  IFATCA is the non-political and non-industrial world professional organisation representing approximately 40,000 air traffic controllers in more than 100 countries.  The mission of the Federation is to protect and safeguard the interests of the air traffic control profession.

  • International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Association  The IFATSEA was formed to promote safety, efficiency and regularity in international air navigation, to assist and secure development and professional efficiency among Air Traffic Services Electronics personnel, and to protect and safeguard collective professional interests of Air Traffic Services personnel.

  • The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading  Founded to foster and promote interest in aeronautics, and provide a forum for communication among those involved in aviation and supporting industries who operate, manufacture, maintain, sell, purchase, finance, lease, appraise, insure or otherwise engage in activities related to transport category aircraft.  ISTAT arranges lectures, demonstrations, and national and international conventions and exhibitions.

  • Kenya International Freight & Warehousing Association

  • Miami Maintenance Management Council Association of aviation companies dedicated to quality control and maintenance issues and regulations.

  • National Aeronautic Association  A group of aviation companies, organizations, and learning institutions that share the common goal of helping to alleviate a growing shortage of aviation technicians through education, outreach, and career counseling.

  • National Air Transportation Association  The NATA mission is to enhance the safety and quality of service provided the flying public by assisting aviation businesses in the education and training of their employees.

  • National Aircraft Finance Association  NAFA s a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the general welfare of individuals and organizations providing aircraft financing and loans secured by aircraft; to improve the industry's service to the public; to work with government agencies to foster a greater understanding of member's needs.

  • National Aircraft Resale Association  A professional trade association for dealers and brokers of pre-owned aircraft.

  • The National Agricultural Aviation  The NAAA is the voice of the aerial application industry.

  • National Business Aviation Association, Inc.  A trade association founded to represent and protect the interests of business aviation companies that own or operate general aviation aircraft.

  • National Business Travel Association  The NBTA represents over 2,400 corporate travel managers and travel service providers, and is committed to the professional development of its members,  It offers educational and training opportunities, and is a source for information on the business travel industry.

  • North West Aerospace Alliance  The NWAA is an industry-led alliance dedicated to promoting aerospace in Northwestern England.

  • Ohio Aerospace Institute A private non-profit corporation that brings together businesses, universities, and government agencies with the goal to create, integrate, apply and communicate aerospace knowledge.

  • Ontario Aerospace Council  Representing the aerospace community in Ontario, Canada.

  • The Pacific Asia Travel Association  PATA is an authority on Pacific Asia travel and tourism and provides marketing, research, and educational opportunities to a membership of government tourist offices, airlines, hotels, travel agencies, tour operators and related companies.  PATA's mission is to enhance the growth, value and quality of Pacific Asia travel and tourism for the benefit of its membership.

  • Panhellenic Electronic Engineers Union of Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority  A scientific and professional union of the Air Traffic Control Safety Elelectronic Engineers of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority, supporting all the Greek air space and based in Athens.

  • The Parachute Industry Association  The PIA is comprised of companies and individuals seeking to improve business opportunities in this segment of aviation, and pursues technical, safety, and promotional projects that benefit its members and the industry it serves.

  • Royal Aeronautical Society  A multidisciplinary professional institution dedicated to the global aerospace community.

  • Professional Women Controllers, Inc.  PWC is an association of air traffic control specialists (both men and women).  While membership is predominantly composed of controllers within the USA, the international membership base is expanding.  The webpage is used to facilitate the networking of persons in the air traffic control professional field, both within and outside the United States, and to keep members informed on issues, career opportunities, and activities.

  • RTCA A private not-for-profit organization that addresses requirements and technical concepts for aviation.  RTCA recommends standards and provides guidance documents that focus on the application of electronics technology to implement new or modified concepts and to satisfy related requirements.

  • The Society of British Aerospace Companies Ltd.  The SBAC is the national trade association of the UK aerospace industry and represents the interests of over 400 companies.  Organiser of the biennial Farnborough International exhibition.

  • UkrAvia Association  A voluntary union of the state and private enterprises and organizations engaged in international cooperation on the development of general aviation in the Ukraine.

  • United States Aerospace Industry Representatives in Europe  USAIRE is an association of American and European member companies focused on aerospace and advanced technologies.  The Association provides for networking and building professional relationships among American and European corporations and government representatives.

  • The Washington Aviation Association  A non-profit coalition of aviation businesses formed to promote the growth and needs of the industry.

Training and Education Organizations

  • Aerospace Education Foundation  The AEF vision is to educate America's youth in math and the sciences to help keep America's edge in aerospace technology.  An Air Force Association educational affiliate.

  • The Air League  British organization that promotes education and training, effective airpower, civil aviation policies, and general aviation.

  • Association of Aerospace Universities  The AAU is a focus for activities in the higher education sector relating to UK aerospace and supports industry through the provision of world class education, research, and consultancy.

  • Foundation of Students in Airplane Development, Manufacturing, and Management Organization of Dutch students building aeroplanes.

  • The Greater Houston Association of Flight Instructors  News and commentary on the Association and its activities, the Flight Instructor Renewal Clinic (FIRC) programs and venues, downloadable copies of FIRC presentations, and a flight instructor "Yellow Pages" where Association members may advertise their flight instructor programs and specialties.

  • National Association of Flight Instructors A non-profit national organization dedicated to raising and maintaining the professional standing of the flight instructor and the flight instruction community.

  • National Aviation and Space Education Alliance  Formed to enhance the work of state aviation and space education councils and related organizations by improving communications among them and by developing mutual support programs.  Site includes links to State aviation education councils.

  • The North American Trainer Association  An independent, non-profit corporation dedicated to the restoration, preservation and safe flying of all North American Aviation built trainer aircraft (AT-6, SNJ, Harvard, NA-64, T-28, TF-51, TB-25).

  • University Aviation Association  A non-profit organization that represents institutions, corporations, faculty and students, and individuals interested in developing and promoting collegiate aviation.

Unions and Employee Groups

Women's Organizations

  • Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance  AWAM is a nonprofit organization formed for the purpose of championing women's professional growth and enrichment in the aviation maintenance fields by providing opportunities for sharing information and networking, education, fostering a sense of community and increasing public awareness of women in the industry.

  • International Aviation Womens Association  The IAWA brings together women of achievement in the aviation industry and promotes their advancement through the establishment of a worldwide network of aviation professional contacts.

  • The Ninety-Nines, Inc.  An international organization of almost 7,000 licensed women pilots from 35 countries.  Greater Pittsburgh Chapter

  • Professional Women Controllers, Inc.  PWC is an association of air traffic control specialists (both men and women).  While membership is predominantly composed of controllers within the USA, the international membership base is expanding.  The webpage is used to facilitate the networking of persons in the air traffic control professional field, both within and outside the United States, and to keep members informed on issues, career opportunities, and activities.

  • Tulsa Ninety-Nines  The website of the Tulsa Chapter of the Ninety-Nines, an international organization of licensed women pilots from 35 countries with over 6,500 members.

  • Women in Aviation, International  Established to encourage women to seek opportunities in aviation.  Conference, events, membership services, links to aviation pages.

  • Women Soaring Pilots Association  This division of the Soaring Society of America was founded to promote all aspects of soaring for women glider pilots.

Other Organizations

  • The Air Care Alliance  A U.S. league of humanitarian flying organizations dedicated to community service.

  • Air Display Association Europe  A pan-European organisation whose members include the organisers of practically all the major UK Airshows and a majority of those arranging smaller events.  Includes extensive list of European airshows.

  • Air Transportation Research International Forum  ATRIF is a group of aviation industry strategic planners and research analysts who review and debate topical issues at twice-yearly meetings.

  • Airworthy.Org  A privately owned organization of experienced aviation professionals that assist others in locating and obtaining airworthy related resources on the World Wide Web.  Includes resumes of US Designated Airworthiness Representatives (DAR's), Designated Engineering Representatives (DER's), Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanics and Inspection Authorization (IA) holders, reference data (CFR, FAA Orders, and Advisory Circulars).  Lots of information about the FAA and regulatory issues.

  • Aviation Crime Prevention Institute, Inc.  A non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of aviation related crime through education of the aviation industry worldwide, cooperation between the aviation industry and law enforcement agencies, and communication of information and security procedures to all.

  • Aviation Health Institute  A non-profit organisation that promotes health and well being of airline passengers worldwide.  Includes a chart with economy/coach seat pitch by airline, guidelines for physicians offering patient advice, health advice for passengers, links related to aviation health.

  • Center for Advanced Aviation System Development CAASD is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to perform essential research and engineering functions.

  • FSTOP - Film Safety for Traveling on Airlines  A film advocacy committee aimed at making the picture-taking public aware of potential damage to photographic film generated by new x-ray security scanners installed at airports worldwide for the inspection of checked baggage.

  • General Aviation Awareness Council  The UK General Aviation associations, supported by commercial and professional bodies, have established this Council to try to ensure that GA activity in the UK does not decline, and its expansion in business flying, pilot training, sport, and recreation is publicly and privately encouraged.

  • The International Airlines Travel Agent Network  IATAN is a not-for profit service organization that assists travel agents in meeting and maintaining a set of standards that are of value to airlines, the agency community, and consumers.

  • International Council of Air Shows An association of air show producers, performers and support service providers, ICAS was created in 1968 to safeguard and promote the interests of air shows and air show professionals.

  • International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism  An independent global community for the discussion, exchange, and development of knowledge about the use and impact of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the travel and tourism industry.

  • National Aviation Reporting Center For Anomalous Phenomena  NARCAP is a non-profit, scientific organization dedicated to improving aviation safety related to unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) of all kinds.  A secondary goal is to collect, analyze, and report our most reliable scientific findings to the scientific community for their continued study.

  • Scramble  Home of the Dutch Aviation Society, for the civil and military aviation enthusiast: the monthly magazine "Scramble," spotter conventions, bus and air trips for aviation enthusiasts, airshow information, airfield information for European spotters, Dutch civil aircraft register.

  • Ulster Aviation Society Aviation enthusiast organization with monthly magazine, events.

  • United States Parachute Association Information, membership, government relations, safety and training, competition.

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