Resources (in alphabetical order)

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) – the largest aviation association in the world

AirNav – airport, FBO, and fuel information source

Airport Support Network (ASN) – part of AOPA that supports preservation of general aviation airports

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) – volunteer auxiliary of U.S. Air Force

Commemorative Air Force (CAF) – an all volunteer group that keeps WWII airplanes flying and seeks to educate the public about WWII

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) – runs the Young Eagles program and hosts Oshkosh Airventure – provides live air traffic control broadcasts from facilities all over the world

National Museum of the US Air Force – in Dayton, Ohio

National Naval Aviation Museum – in Pensacola and a wonderful full-day activity for the airplane obsessed

National WASP WWII Museum – in Sweetwater, Texas where the WASP trained

National WWII Museum – here in New Orleans, always growing, and worth at least a day

The Ninety-Nines – international organization of women pilots

Women in Aviation International (WAI) – promotes and supports women in aviation