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Below is a list of online resources available in the Organizations / Associations category. The FAA is not responsible for the contents of the non-government sites listed. The list is provided only as a convenience to the users of this site. Click here to return to the category list

Aeronca Aviators Club
This group welcomes all owners, pilots, and enthusiasts of the Aeronca Champ, Chief, Sedan, L-3, L-16, Defender, C-2, C-3, Models 50-, 65-, and series K. The AAC promotes these aircraft through their preservation and maintenance.
http://www.aeronca.org
Aerostar Owners Association
This group offers information concerning the care of this airplane.
http://www.aerostar-owners.com
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
AOPA is one of the world's largest aviation associations.
http://www.aopa.org
AIS, Aeronautical Information Services (Formerly NACO)
Aeronautical Information Services is the FAA's civil aviation authority providing the foundations for flight in the national airspace system.
https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/flight_info/aeronav/
American Bonanza Society
ABS is a group of 10,000+ members who own, fly or have a sincere interest in Bonanza, Baron, and Travel Air type aircraft.
http://www.bonanza.org
American Helicopter Society International
Since 1944, AHS has worked for the advancement of a global rotorcraft industry, marked by rapid technical developments, expanding military capabilities, and commercial applications.
http://www.vtol.org
American Yankee Association
AYA is the international type club for owners and pilots of Grumman American light aircraft.
http://www.aya.org
AOPA Air Safety Institute
This site includes interactive online courses and quizzes on a variety of safety topics.
http://www.aopa.org/asf/
Aviation Safety Connection
The Aviation.org website addresses fundamental safety issues related to pilot performance, including leadership, judgment, decison-making, and airmanship. There is no cost to subscribe.
http://www.aviation.org/
Aviators Model Code of Conduct
This site provides suggested practices for general aviation pilots to advance flight safety, airmanship and the general aviation community.
http://www.secureav.com/AMCC-Listings-Page.html
Balloon Federation of America
As the official ballooning branch of the US National Aeronautic Association, the BFA represents 3,500 member hot air and gas balloon pilots and crew. BFA provides educational and safety training, organizes competitions, and other activities.
http://www.bfa.net/about.php
Bellanca-Champion Club
This group is dedicated to the Bellanca Cruisair, Cruisemaster, Viking, Citabria, Decathlon, Scout, Champion, Aeronca Champ, Chief, Sedan, and AviaBellanca Skyrocket lines. The group welcomes all owners, pilots, and enthusiasts.
http://www.bellanca-championclub.com
Cessna Owner Organization
This link goes to the homepage of the Cessna Owner Organization.
http://www.cessnaowner.org
Cessna Pilots Association
The CPA has more than 14,000 members interested in sharing information about Cessna piston aircraft.
http://www.cessna.org
Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association (COPA)
COPA is a not-for-profit membership organization established to educate, promote the safety of
http://www.cirruspilots.org/
Civil Air Patrol
An Air Force auxiliary, CAP performs search and rescue, disaster relief, counterdrug reconnaissance, and homeland security missions. CAP also has active cadet and aerospace education programs.
http://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/
Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems
CAMTS is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality and safety of air medical transport services through a voluntary accreditation process.
http://www.camts.org/
EAA Aviation Education
This link goes to the Experimental Aircraft Association's aviation education page.
https://www.eaa.org/en/eaa/aviation-education-and-resources
Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)
The EAA is a diverse organization of members with a wide range of aviation interests and backgrounds.
http://www.eaa.org
Flight Safety Foundation
The Foundation is an independent, nonprofit international organization that provides a neutral forum where the aviation industry can meet to identify safety concerns, determine solutions and implement ideas and actions to improve safety.
http://www.flightsafety.org/home.html
Flight Safety Information Exchange (ICAO)
This ICAO site provides access to safety-related information, including safety management data.
http://www.icao.int/fsix/
General Aviation & Commercial Division (FAA)
This page is the portal to policy information, products, and tools for the general aviation community.
http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/avs/offices/afs/afs800/
General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)
GAMA seeks to educate policy makers, opinion leaders and the general public about the vital role general aviation plays in the national economy and air transportation system.
http://www.gama.aero/home.php
Helicopter Association International
HAI is a not-for-profit, professional trade association of 1,350-plus member organizations in more than 70 nations. HAI promotes the helicopter as a safe and efficient method of transportation.
http://www.rotor.com/
IMC Club (EAA)
IMC Club chapters provide monthly meetings in your area to discuss instrument flying
https://www.eaa.org/en/eaa/aviation-communities-and-interests/imc-club
International Flying Farmers
Currently based in Wichita, Kansas, the IFF started in 1944 as the Oklahoma Flying Farmers Association. It now has over 1,700 members.
http://www.flyingfarmers.org
Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association
As a Non-Profit Mutual Benefit Corporation, LAMA provides information and services to its members.
http://www.lama.bz/
Medallion Foundation
The Foundation's mission is to reduce accidents in Alaska by fostering a safety culture and higher safety standards.
http://www.medallionfoundation.org
Mooney Aircraft Pilots Association
MAPA is a service and support organization for owners and operators of all models of Mooney aircraft.
http://www.mooneypilots.com
National Agricultural Aviation Association
The NAAA contributes to research and educational programs focused on enhancing the efficacy and safety of aerial application.
http://www.agaviation.org/
National Association of Flight Instructors
NAFI is an international organization dedicated to raising and maintaining the professional standing of the flight instructor in the aviation community. This site includes information on NAFI's Master Instructor program.
http://www.nafinet.org
National Business Aviation Association
The National Business Aviation Association, Inc., based in Washington, DC, is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan 501(c)6 corporation dedicated to the success of the business aviation community.
http://www.nbaa.org
National Coalition for Aviation Education
NCAE is a government, industry, and labor group formed to promote aviation education activities and resources; increase understanding of aviation; and support educational initiatives at local, state, and national levels.
http://www.aviationeducation.org
National Intercollegiate Flying Association
NIFA was formed to develop and advance aviation education; to promote, encourage and foster aviation safety; to foster communication and cooperation between aviation students and educators; and to provide an arena for collegiate aviation competition.
https://nifa.aero/
National Transportation Safety Board
This link goes to the NTSB's home page.
http://www.ntsb.gov
Ninety-Nines - International Organization of Women Pilots
This group was founded in 1929 by 99 licensed women pilots for the mutual support and advancement of aviation.
http://www.ninety-nines.org/
Piper Cherokee Pilots Association
The Cherokee Pilots Association is an owner group devoted solely to Piper Cherokee Aircraft. Formed in 1980, the association has 4,200 members.
http://www.piperowner.com
Piper Owner Organization
This link goes to the Piper Owner Organization's homepage.
http://www.piperowner.org
Popular Rotorcraft Association
PRA is a group of rotorcraft enthusiasts who get together to exchange ideas, information and help. PRA also promotes safety and can help with flight training.
http://www.pra.org/
Professional Aviation Board of Certification (PABC)
PABC is an independent, non-profit corporation that promotes aviation safety through a voluntary professional pilot certification program.
http://www.pabc.aero/
Robinson Helicopter Publications
This page provides links to safety alerts and service bulletins from Robinson Helicopter Company.
https://robinsonheli.com/current-status/
Safety Advisors Publications (AOPA/ASF)
This link goes to the AOPA Air Safety Foundation's Safety Advisors, which describe aviation specific topics in areas such as weather, operations, and proficiency.
http://www.aopa.org/asf/publications/advisors.html
Seaplane Pilots Association
The Seaplane Pilots Association was formed in 1972 to represent seaplane pilots in regulatory affairs.
http://www.seaplanes.org
SeeAndAvoid.org - Midair Collision Avoidance Tool
SEE and AVOID military aircraft in your airspace by entering your airport identifier to ensure a safe flight-plan and avoid midair collisions.
http://www.seeandavoid.org
Silver Wings Fraternity
A charitable not-for-profit membership organization of pilots who soloed a powered aircraft more than 25 years ago, newer pilots, and others with a genuine interest in aviation, who endeavor to provide scholarships and educational opportunities.
http://www.silverwings.org/
Small Aircraft Transportation System (NASA)
The SATS Project is being conducted through public-private partnership and is jointly managed by NASA, FAA and NCAM (The National Consortium for Aviation Mobility).
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/langley/news/factsheets/SATS.html
Soaring Society of America
The Soaring Society of America is an organization that seeks to foster and promote all phases of soaring, both nationally and internationally.
http://www.ssa.org
Transportation Safety Institute
This link goes to the Aviation Safety Division portion of the TSI website.
http://www.rita.dot.gov/tsi/about/aviation_safety
US Ultralight Association
Formed in 1985, USUA is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the representation of ultralight pilots and enthusiasts.
http://www.usua.org/
VisionZero - Air Medical Transport Safety
This link goes to a page on safety initiatives developed by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS), AAMS, and FARE.
http://aams.org/vision-zero/
Women in Aviation, International
Women In Aviation, International began in 1990 and was formally established in 1994 to encourage women to seek opportunities in aviation.
http://www.wai.org