AVIATION WEB RESOURCES
Miscellaneous Quick Reference Links
From the FAA
- AEA, Aircraft Electronics
- ARSA, Aeronautical
Repair Station Association
- ATA, Air
Aviation Technician Education Council
- AWAM, Association for
Women in Aviation Maintenance
- EAA, Experimental
- HAI, Helicopter
- NBAA, National Business
- NATA, National Air
- PAMA, Professional
Aviation Maintenance Association
- WAI, Women in Aviation,
- HEPAC – Helicopter
Engineers & Pilots Association
Organized Labor Links
Safety & Compliance Sites
Business Travel Sites
Exhibition & Conference
Abreu DMC Portugal
Belgian Tourist Office
Croatian Convention & Incentive Bureau
French Convention Bureau
German Convention Bureau
Hungarian Convention Bureau
Lisbon Convention Bureau
Lotte Hotels & Resorts
Government Tourist Office
Monte-Carlo SBM Hotels
Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
Nice Convention & Visitors
Paris Convention & Visitors Bureau
Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
Radisson Edwardian Hotels
The Rezidor Hotel Group
Convention & Incentive Bureau
Tourist Office of Spain
Vienna Convention Bureau
Zurich Convention Bureau
South African Tourism
Hong Kong Tourism Board
Japan National Tourist Organization
Pacific World Asia
Singapore Exhibition & Convention
International Convention & Exhibition Centre
Bermuda Department of Tourism
Columbian Government Trade Bureau -
Crowne Plaza Times Square
Los Cabos Convention & Visitors
Puerto Rico Convention Bureau
Tobabgo Convention Bureau
V Australia Airlines
Concorde Hotels & Resorts
PRA Destination Management, New York
The DMC Group
The Rezidor Hotel Group
Youth in Aviation Websites
These Websites are devoted to youth in aviation. As always, parents
should guard their children's access to the Internet, and verify the
suitability of the content they view.
- A New Age
in Space: The Vision for Space Exploration coloring book This
coloring book is available online and is full of space imagery that tells
the story of the Vision for Space Exploration. Produced by
The Coalition for Space
- 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
- The Air Cadet Organization
The ACO is a national youth organization sponsored by the Royal Air Force
in the UK. Membership is open to young people aged between 13 and 22
years. Air Cadets enjoy flying, gliding, going on camps, taking part in
all kinds of action, adventure and sports.
- The Air League Promotes
air-mindedness in the young by encouraging and assisting them to follow
careers in aviation and the aerospace industry, awards flying scholarships
and bursaries to assist deserving young people to learn to fly, and awards
engineering scholarships to assist deserving young people to gain
experience of the aerospace industry.
- Air Time Canada Youth Aviation A
free program that introduces young people to aviation. Kids go through a
mini-ground-school to earn a "Co-Pilot" license and then put their new
skills to use in a series of actual flights.
- The Airport Shoppe This
on-line pilot shop has a kids section with bomber jackets, pedal planes,
kids books, and plush animals.
- Ananda Aeronautical
Academy The mission of A.A.A. is to produce quality aeronautical
engineers and experts by providing opportunities for school children of
all ages. They hope to facilitate children, not only in Ananda College,
but also in other schools, with opportunities to learn and get the
expertise in this field. Located in Ananda College, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
- Arrow Alliance Scholarship
Program Targeted at young people graduating from Canadian high
- Artie the Airplane
Children's book and video series with colorful illustrations, engaging
characters and dialogue, and fun story lines.
- Australian Air Force Cadets
Run by the Australian Air Force for boys and girls aged between 12.5 and
18, who can then stay on as a cadet until age 20. Learn about aircraft
and flying. Many air cadets go on to join the Air Force or find a career
in civilian aviation.
- Australian Air League A
national youth organisation for boys and girls aged 8 years and older.
It's aim is to foster and develop a spirit of aviation in the youth of
Australia, to promote good citizenship, teamwork and to develop the
ingenuity and resourcefulness of it's members.
- Australian Air League Hervey Bay
An Australia-wide uniformed youth organisation for young people from 8
years of age. It is independent and self-funding, relying on membership
fees and voluntary assistance, and is not sponsored by any organisation.
The League aims to open Squadrons and to set up Training Programmes, to
foster a spirit of air-mindedness in Australia's youth. The League also
intends to provide instruction in the history, spirit, traditions and
science of aviation, and training for members in flying and other aviation
- Aviation Explorer Base
Provides an opportunity for Explorer Post members from all over the U.S.
to gather together to learn about aviation first hand. Held each year
during the Oshkosh WI Airventure Convention.
- Aviation Explorers
Post 445 Official website for Aviation Explorers Post 445. An
aviation club in Fullerton California for young adults ages 14-20.
Aviation Exploring An aviation-based program for young men and women
ages 14 through 20 that is a division of the Boy Scouts of America and
seeks to build character, train leaders, and encourage fitness.
Headset Toy Kids will love to pretend flying their own imaginary
plane with their headset that was made to look just like the real thing.
All components are made from rugged non-toxic rubber. The mic boom is
reinforced with heavyweight wire for easy positioning. Real foam ear
Aviation for Little Folks Teach students the parts of an airplane and
how to fold a paper airplane with this NASA Educational On-line Activity
from NASA Spacelink. Designed for grades K-4.
- Aviation Multimedia Archive
An aviation-devoted child web site of the
Hervey Bay Squadrons of the
Australian Air League. The multimedia and information collection
features articles, images, animations, video and motion, sounds and
- Aviation Scholarship Foundation
An aviation charity dedicated to students from impoverished communities
with a mission to fund private pilot training for low income youth.
- AvKids A program designed to
educate elementary school students about the benefits of business aviation
to the community and the career opportunities available to them in the
business aviation industry. Games, activity guide and teacher's
resources, kid's art gallery, kid's hangar.
- Baby Nebula The "Little
Pilot Logbook" is a keepsake journal for childhood discoveries and
adventures. The perfect gift for the aviation enthusiast. Imagine a
logbook that details your child's high-flying adventures, even before
their feet can touch the pedals!
- Balloon Explorium Dedicated
to school programs utilizing ballooning to illustrate the concepts of
physics, math, geography, and weather.
Kids Page Coloring, mazes, word games, cutouts, connect the dots.
- Brigade Air, Inc. This
independent, non-profit organization introduces teens to missionary
aviation worldwide, through week-long summer aviation camps, and a
year-round club progam. Not affiliated with any church or denominational
Chamberlain Aviation - Youth Pilot Training Program Twelve training
workbooks follow a logical progression of training for the young aviator
to coincide with flight lessons.
- Civil Air Patrol The all civilian, all
volunteer official auxiliary of the United States Air Force. Nearly half
of the members are teenage girls and boys between the ages of 12-21.
- EAA Air Academy An
aviation camp with workshops, aircraft collections, flight simulators,
restorations-in-progress, and actual flight experiences.
- EAA Aviation Young Eagles
Web Site Exensive programs for young aviators.
- Easy Paper Airplanes
Learn how to make 10 simple-to-make paper airplanes that really do fly.
Hours of fun for you and your child, or just for you!
Aviation Education - Kids Corner Activities such as coloring books,
word puzzles, and experiments.
- Faulkes Flying Foundation
Through the sport of gliding, this charity organization helps young people
develop imagination, character and self determination with the excitement
and possibilities of flight as a lifelong adventure and a fulfilling
- Fiddler's Green
Downloadable paper models (.pdf) of airplanes.
- Flight Training Adventure Camps
- Youth The Reality Flight School offers various programs for youths
from a stationary appetiser program with flight training up to first solo
to a complete private pilot training program in the course of a 3000+ mile
real life training expedition with tents and sleeping bags, a moving class
room and, of course, airplanes.
- flightoffancy.tk This
website is done by a 14 year old (in 2004) aviation enthusiast with a
dream to travel throughout the world.
- Flights of Inspiration
Created by The Franklin Institute Science Museum and the Science Museum,
London to inspire students.
- Flying: Just Plane Fun
A children's book on flying (by Julie Grist, ISBN 0-9725750-0-6) that
shares both technical information and the joy of flying with young readers
age 5-12. Pilots and aviation buffs are buying it to share with their
kids and grandchildren to get them interested in flight.
- Flying Tree House An
aviation site for kids of all ages with games, mazes, word search,
crossword puzzles, coloring pages and more!
- Future Flyers Club
Aviation related toys, gifts, collectibles and apparel for children.
- GEEZER and the KID:
Adventures in Flight The 3rd book by
Ron Irwin is a vibrant action
adventure tale of a trip by Ron and his 11 year old daughter across the
sizzling Mojave Desert and the hostile terrain of Arizona, Colorado, and
New Mexico in their single Cessna Cardinal. Irwin is an author, pilot,
and photographer who writes about his passion for aviation and creates
aviation themed images and paraphernalia.
- Generate LIFT, Inc. A non
profit organization to LIFT (Lead. Inspire. Fund. Train.) youth to
accomplish their academic and personal aspirations by joining together
aviation enthusiasts for mentorship and community outreach.
- Ghost Wings An aviation
magazine produced by high school students and dedicated to honoring
military aviators and support personnel.
- The Girls Venture Corps Air Cadets
A uniformed youth organisation for girls aged 11-20, aiming to meet the
aspirations of young women by providing an aviation, adventure and
travel-based programme of activity.
- Girls With Wings A
movement to encourage more young girls to consider their future in
aviation. GWW includes current women in aviation fields, and the future
ones. The site includes a messsage board, news, fun pages, and pictures.
- Great Western Soaring
School A week of sailplane instruction and flying for students age 14
- High Flight Adventures Youth Camp
Helping youth reach within themselves to achieve their dreams through the
passion of aviation. This not-for-profit enterprise is said to be the
first aviation youth camp in Canada. Week long residential camps are
offered at the Gatineau Executive Airport in Ottawa: Junior Camp for ages
12 - 13, Basic Youth Camp for ages 14 - 15, and Advanced Camp for ages 16
- Home Based Arts
Inexpensive history learning activity books for children, including The
History of Hot Air Balloons, Adventures In Flight, and The Tuskegee
- Jay Jay The Jet Plane This
children's program follows the exciting adventures of a perky and curious
six-year-old jet plane, Jay Jay, and his airplane friends. They live and
play at Tarrytown Airport. Each episode includes valuable life lessons
for young children and airs on PBS Kids and on PBS Kids Sprout in the
United States. Jay Jay also airs on other leading networks worldwide.
- Jet With Kids It's a
book, a website, and a
blog. Family Flight Expert
Anya Clowers, RN offers practical advice, timely tips, and travel product
reviews for those traveling with young children. Her book and website
contain solid advice from over 21 travel experts - pilots, flight
attendants, travel agents, gate agents, pediatricians, frequent fliers,
and more. Her blog is filled with photos, videos, and honest editorial
reviews of products designed for families traveling with kids.
- Junior Pilot
Pilot uniforms for kids who love flying.
- Junior Pilot Adventures
A children's aviation book about two little pilots from South Africa who
fly off on an exciting journey to fetch their friends from another city.
Along the way, they experience a number of situations which test their
flying skills. The story aims to educate little readers about some
aspects of aviation with a safety theme throughout.
- K-8 Aeronautics Internet Textbook
Hosted by AvKids.com, this is an
Internet-based multimedia student workbook and teachers' guide created by
Cislunar Aerospace, Inc. with support from NASA's Learning Technologies
Project. A complete text on aeronautics at various reading levels, lesson
plans, careers guide, curriculum bridges, and more.
Spirit 75th Anniversary website Activities for kids and teacher
- My First Wings An online
retailer of aviation related furniture, toys, clothes, games, DVDs,
costumes, and other gifts for youth, children, toddlers, and infants.
They carry a large selection of aviation-related items for girls.
- NASA Glenn
Educational Activities Educational programs for Kindergarten through
Grade 12 (K-12).
- NASA Quest Project With a
mission to provide support and services for schools, teachers and students
to fully utilize the Internet, and its underlying information
technologies, as a basic tool for learning. The Quest Project is a
service of the Education Program
of the National Aeronautics and Space
Administration. Quest is located at
Ames Research Center and is managed by NASA's
Learning Technologies Project
(LTP) of the High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) Program.
- The National Association of Airmen
for Safety and Education A nonprofit organization committed to the
inspiration of youth in aviation/aerospace math and sciences.
- National Cadet Web Site Air
Cadets learn about the traditions of the Royal Canadian Air Force, and
participate in flight-related activities. Air Cadets have a chance to
earn their civilian pilot licenses through the Air Cadet program.
- New England Air Museum Summer
programs for students that are co-instructed by instructors and
professionals from the aeronautical industry. Located in Windsor Locks,
- PapaInk, The International
Children's Art Archive A non-profit organization celebrating
children's creative spirit and displaying pictures they have drawn. While
not aviation-specific, the archives contain many pictures children have
drawn of airplanes. Children can also add their own.
- 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.
Pilot's Flight PodLog, Episode 6 This podcast is an interview with a
14 year old who has already started fulfilling his aviation dream. Listen
to him talk about aviation summer camp and his first orientation flights.
If you are a youngster with a passion for flight, or the parent of one,
listen to this podcast.
- PlaneMath A place for
students and teachers to learn about math and aeronautics.
- ProFlight Futures This
non-profit organization provides career information and resources to high
school students who aspire to careers in aviation and aerospace.
Educators, parents, and mentors will also find this site useful. Aviation
career flight plans, career profiles and opportunities, training programs,
scholarships and grants, online progress logbook, career seminar video
archives, downloadable school career day presentation packs for educators
and parents, and FAQs.
- The Royal Aero Club Trust
Advancing the cause of air sport and aviation by actively raising funds to
help young people to take part in air sports and recreation.
- Royal Canadian Air Cadets An
organization for Canadian youth between the ages of 12 and 19. The Air
Cadet organization is based on a military structure, but the youth
involved remain civilians and have no commitment to serve in Canada's
military at any time.
- SciJinks This interactive web
site (provided by NOAA and NASA) provides middle-school students and
audiences of all ages an opportunity to learn about weather and emergency
- The Scout Association The
Air Scouts branch offers flying activities.
- Soaring Society of America
- Youth Programs Information and links: Civil Air Patrol, Junior
Soaring Team, junior contest grants, SSA Youth Committee.
- Stepping Stones to Aviation, Inc.
This organization seeks to enrich education for children by introducing
young people to the experience of flight in a hands-on program where
children can climb into airplane simulators, pedal down an authentic
runway, and taxi into a controlled airspace.
- Team America Rocketry
Challenge AIA and the
National Association of Rocketry (NAR), in partnership with NASA and
the Department of Defense, are sponsoring the 2007 Challenge, a model
rocket competition for U.S. high school and middle school students.
Thunderbird Aviation - Youth Programs Young flyers clinics and
aviation flying camp from Thunderbird Aviation in Minnesota.
Unique Baby Gear Ideas Aviator and airplane theme baby nursery
bedding, furniture, and coordinating decorations. Baby aviator decorating
ideas and contemporary nursery design tips as well as other popular styles
of baby decor.
- Violet the Pilot An
adventurous girl flies different airplanes having different adventures in
different countries. For all ages.
- Welcome Sky A non-profit
aviation scholarship program administered by the Central California
Aviation Association in Fresno, CA. designed to reach out to students ages
16-21 who show an interest in flying. The program brings together current
private pilots, flight schools, donors and interested young men and women
in an arrangement that fosters fellowship while helping to build a base of
new future pilots that will be aviation enthusiasts for decades to come.
- Wisconsin Aviation
Academy A non-profit organization which takes under-represented area
youth and teaches them discipline, planning, and communication skills
while teaching them to fly, for free. The program is open to youth 16
years old and the fee is based on family income. Several cadets have gone
on to aviation college, the Air Force academy, and airline positions.
They also offer FlyGirls, a program for girls entering 9-11th grades.
- Wright Flight, Inc. The
mission of Wright Flight is to use the motivational power of aviation to
stimulate students to set and achieve higher goals in their educational
and personal development. From the examples of aviation role models,
students are taught that through commitment and hard work they can achieve
their own goals, have aviation-related experiences, and develop a more
positive self concept.
- Young Eagles This EAA
program was launched to give interested young people, ages 8 to 17, an
opportunity to go flying in a general aviation airplane. These flights
are offered free of charge and are made possible through the generosity of
EAA member volunteers.
- The Youth Aviation
Foundation Adults mentoring youth in aerospace science, leadership,
and good citizenship through a foundation dedicated to the support of
Viking Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, and other youth-related aviation
activities in Minneapolis and its southwest suburbs.
Established to inspire, motivate, educate, and foster self esteem within
challenged and disadvantaged youth.
Day Greeting Cards From 123Greetings.com It's Aviation Day!
Celebrate with free ecards from 123greetings.com.
- Cybird The South Korean
producer of an electric motor powered robot bird is looking for
- Dr Dan's Amazing
Aircraft and Annals of Aviation An enthusiast's personal page
primarily about aviation in Washington State, USA.
- F-14A CADC
Development This site discusses the development of the F-14
Central Air Data Computer, the world's first microprocessor chip set,
a 20-bit, pipelined, parallel multi-microprocessor.
- Flyers Prayer - Aviation
Poetry by Patrick J. Phillips Poems about aviation, featuring
Flyer's Prayer and Solo written by Patrick J. Phillips.
- Love Air A world wide
internet dating service designed for aviators and their colleagues and
anyone who wants to date such people. It is open to everyone
including air crew, cabin crew, private pilots, commercial pilots,
military pilots, display pilots, flight dispatchers, operations staff,
ATC, engineers, general aviation staff, sales, marketing, and all
supporting services. In fact, just about anyone who feels a bond with
the aviation community.
- S K Y G O D .com Browse the
site for a huge collection of aviation related quotations.
- SoloTrek This personal
flying machine is an 8-foot-tall exo-skeletor flying vehicle with a
gasoline engine driving two large fans. The pilot flies it in a
standing position and controls its movement with two joysticks.
- Operation Migration Home
Page Ultralight-led bird migration.
- Wings Financial Federal
Credit Union Serving nearly all employees and retirees of the air
transportation industry, as well as their family members.