The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is a growing and diverse organization of members with a wide range of aviation interests and backgrounds.

EAA

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is a growing and diverse organization of members with a wide range of aviation interests and backgrounds.

National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA)

NIFA is a professional organization that provides a forum of competition and learning for aviation students.

University Aviation Association (UAA)

The UAA is a professional association and unifying voice for promoting and furthering aviation education as a collegiate academic discipline.

Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP)

The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of minorities in all aviation and aerospace careers

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The first mass produced model airplane engine was designed and built by 16-year old Bill Brown, Jr. His friend, Maxwell Bassett designed model aircraft to test the engines. In 1933, flying with a gas engine, Max won the Mulvihill, Cabin model Stout, and the Moffeft International Trophy because the rules did not yet stipulate the type of power.