CU Student Branch of the AIAA
"When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return."
-Da Vinci


AIAA - From conferences to industry news, this is the main hub for everything in the aeronautics and astronautics field. - The official website for the Design/Fly/Build contest.

AIAA Long Island Section - Connect with local professionals and get involved through our AIAA regional section.

AIAA Scholarships - Free money from the AIAA, apply today!

Aeronautics and Astronautics

How Airplanes Work - A very simple overview of aeronautics for the novice.

MIT Open Courseware: Aeronautics - In depth lectures from MIT on aeronautics and astronautics. - A club favorite for pictures and news about airplanes.

RC Planes

Flite Test - Great information and flying videos to get novice and experienced advice for RC flying

HobbyKing - The go-to place for any type of RC part

Aerodynamics of Model Aircraft - Informative links concerning the flight of small RC planes

Airfield Models - Model plane construction advice

Maker Hangar - A nice collection of intro videos from Make magazine


Dropbox - What we use for file transfer between members

ECalc - An tool to calculate motor/prop/battery combinations on RC planes

XFLR5 - Flight analysis tools for airfoils at low Reynolds numbers

XFOIL - Interactive airfoil analysis program

AirfoilDB - Airfoil database with drag and lift characteristics


Aviation Week - Up-to-date commercial and business aviation news

Flight Global - Aviation news from around the world

Aviation News - Headlines of the latest aviation news items