Your Aviation Education Stop
Are you an educator looking for supplemental activities on aviation for your classroom? Are you an aviation novice looking for additional information and resources to learn more about aviation? No matter if you're an education professional or a curious novice seeking to learn more, this page has what you need to begin your aviation education adventure. Scroll down to discover helpful links, fun and engaging activities and interesting and educational stories.
QuicklinksAviation-Related National Parks
A Beginner's Guide to NPS Aviation
Helpful and Fun Links on all-things Aviation
Educational Stories about Aviation
Aviation-Related National Parks
Of the 400+ National Park Service sites in the U.S., some of them are related to aviation in one way or another. Here are the links to some of the aviation-related NPS sites througout the country.
- Wright Brothers National Memorial
Where Orville and Wilbur Wright launched humans into flight
- Flight 93 National Memorial
A field of honor dedicated to the lost souls of Flight 93
- Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic
The birthplace of aviation
- Gateway National Recreation Area
Floyd Bennet Field, rich in civil and military aviation
- Golden Gate National Recreation Area
All about Crissy Field and its namesake
- Fort Vancouver National Historic
Pearson Field & Pearson Air Museum
- Grand Canyon National Park
Helicopter Training Academy
- Minuteman Missile National Historic Site
Nuclear missiles hidden in plain sight during the Cold War
- Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Park
The inspiring story of the nations first African American military pilots
Aviation Educator Resources
A broad variety of resources containing aviation education information and membership organizations from both private and public entities.
Explore aviation history as it relates to the NPS. From the people to the places, these incredible stories are aviation's foundation.
Helpful Links to all-things Aviation:
- Virtual Aircraft Museum
An alphabetized list of many of the world's aircraft.
- Aviation Trivia and Quizzes
Mind-teasing quizzes and trivia to enhance your aviation knowledge
- Aviation Firsts Quiz
A challenging quiz for all levels of aviation knowledge
- How Helicopters Work (by HowStuffWorks, Inc.)
How does a helicopter fly? What does that stick do? What are those pedals for? Get the answers in this step-by-step guide on how helicopters work.
- Women in Aviation
A nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women in all aviation career fields and interests.
- Thirty-Thousand Feet Aviation Directory
A directory of web pages, blogs, podcasts, forums, and other on-line resources with aviation content.