Aviation Links

Air Mobility Command Museum, Dover AFB
Serious researchers are encouraged to examine the aircraft, documents and artifacts more closely. For a complete list of aircraft at the Museum go to planes. If you have questions about specific artifacts or documents we might have, please E-mail or phone us at 302-677-5938. If you are planning to visit us and wish special attention or research access, please make an appointment.

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (National)
With a membership base of more than 390,000, or half of all pilots in the United States, AOPA is the largest, most influential aviation association in the world. AOPA has achieved its prominent position through effective advocacy, enlightened leadership, technical competence, and hard work. Providing member services that range from representation at the federal, state, and local levels to legal services, advice, and other assistance, AOPA has built a service organization that far exceeds any other in the aviation community.

Be A Pilot
Flying will open up new worlds and new possibilities. How about flying to the beach for the day? Or flying your friends to a near-by town for lunch? Or visiting family without spending hours or days in a car? You may even decide on a career as an airline or corporate pilot. You can do it!

Friends of Bellanca Airfield, Inc. 
is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of the Bellanca airfield and aircraft manufacturing in Delaware. In 1928, Bellanca and Henry B. duPont built an airfield, aircraft plant, and service hangar in New Castle, Delaware.  Located off Route 273 near the Delaware River, the plant produced approximately 3000 aircraft before closing in 1954.

Delaware Civil Air Patrol Wing
Civil Air Patrol is the official Civilian Auxiliary of the US Air Force.

EAA Wilmington, DE Chapter (Local)
The Experimental Aircraft Association is dedicated to serving all of aviation by fostering and  encouraging individual participation, high standards, and access to the world of flight in an environment that promotes freedom, safety, family and personal fulfillment. EAA Chapter 240, based at New Garden Flying Field N57, was formed in 1965 by a group of enthusiasts interested in homebuilt aircraft, restorations, and flying! This is an active chapter with monthly chapter meetings, a dedicated, purpose-built hangar and clubroom, and many special chapter events, including fly-ins, fly-outs, and our famous pancake breakfasts! Aviation enthusiasts of all ages are welcome....to our events and to our web site!

Experimental Aircraft Association (National)
EAA, the Experimental Aircraft Association, is a growing and diverse organization of members with a wide range of aviation interests and backgrounds. EAA was founded in 1953 by a group of individuals in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who were interested in building their own airplanes. Through the decades, the organization expanded its mission to include antiques, classics, warbirds, aerobatic aircraft, ultralights, helicopters and contemporary manufactured aircraft.

"Flying Over Delmarva: Spray Planes, Banner Planes, and Bi-Planes"
Author Joanne K. Guilfoil has written a richly illustrated historical account of military and agricultural aviation on the lower Delmarva penninsula. True stories, stunning photos, and tall tales about aerial exploits, airshows, aerobatics, barnstormers, and banner tow jockeys fill the pages. The author adds "This great story was written first and foremost to honor local aviators, and as a thank you for sharing their time, expertise, precious documents and family heirlooms"
For more information, contact the author at [email protected]

National Aviation Hall of Fame
Founded in 1962, The purpose of the National Aviation Hall of Fame is to preserve and memorialize the outstanding accomplishments of enshrinees. The goal is to create a distinctive national aviation education resource that will inspire others to appreciate and honor this nation’s extraordinary aviation legacy and the men and women who created it.