AHP is an international aviation fraternity with over sixty chapters nationwide.
Its goals are: to further the cause of aviation in all its branches, to instill
in the public mind a confidence in aviation, to promote contacts between the members
and those engaged in the aviation profession, and to promote a close affiliation
among students for the purpose of education and research. The Greek letter AHP means
"air". In existence since the 1920's, AHP is recognized throughout the aviation
community. The UND Delta Chapter hosts the Annual Parents Weekend, constructs a
Homecoming float, and sponsors the Flying Team. All Aerospace students and faculty
at UND are eligible to join.
Geared toward students interested in a career in airport management, the club's
activities include airport tours and attending the national AAAE convention. Originally
founded in 1928 to represent airport management, AAAE established a student chapter
program for universities in order to promote professionalism and instill professional
attitudes in students who are studying aviation-related development, administration
and operations. UND's chapter is the largest college or university chapter in the
nation and welcomes students of all majors.
The UND Chapter of the national Army Aviation Association is open to anyone with
an interest in U.S. Army aviation. Emphasis is on exploring rotary wing flight and
experiencing good fellowship. Each member receives the AAAA monthly publication
"Army Aviation" magazine which keeps members abreast of the latest advances in Army
ASA promotes safety awareness throughout the aviation industry. The organization
brings students together with professionals in the aviation industry for candid
discussions on aviation and related matters to become further educated about the
concerns in the professional community. ASA regularly sponsors aviation safety seminars
on campus. ASA is open to students of all disciplines.
The purpose of the EAA is to bring together students and members of the community
interested in recreational aviation, fly-ins, trips, Oshkosh, building airplanes,
the EAA Young Eagles Program, and having fun with flying.
The Flying Team at UND is a member of the National Intercollegiate Flying Association
and takes an active part in both regional and national flying competitions. The
team provides members with a competitive environment. The team is sponsored by Alpha Eta Rho.
The purpose of the International Pilot's Association is to help ease the transition
of international students into the U.S. aviation community. While providing a network
of contacts and moral support, the association actively collects facts regarding
immigration and visa issues, as well as information on both U.S. and international
internships and sponsorships. The group is open to all UND students and flight instructors
regardless of citizenship.
Founded in 1997, MAO was established for students in the university who have an
interest in military aviation. The organization sponsors guest speakers, travels
to bases within all branches of the military, and keeps a current library of information
and recruiting materials.
Founded in 1998, OMAP was established to foster the growth and development of minority
aviation students. The organization plans to accomplish this through mentoring programs,
helping students with financing, and providing encouragement and motivation by creating
role model relationships within the aviation industry. OMAP welcomes all UND students,
graduates, and faculty as well as people interested in helping the organization.
The group seeks to further aviation safety, awareness and education through air
traffic control forums and meetings. It also promotes harmony amongst all aviation
professionals by maintaining an open dialog of communication (offering answers and
suggestions to ensure information is relayed through proper channels).
Associated with the American Association of Airport Executives, SAMA has members
from all of the aviation-related majors. They promote professionalism in the aviation
industry at the college level. The group sponsors an annual conference featuring
national speakers and also travels to a major aviation-based city each year.
The Aerobatic Team competes at the collegiate level at aerobatic competitions around the United
International Aerobatic Club sanctioned events.
events consist of accuracy
and speed in flying
a prescribed and convoluted three dimensional course.
UND Aerospace R/C is a student-run organization dedicated to the advancement of
the arts, sciences and technology of aviation and aerospace. As such, the organization
is involved in radio-controlled aircraft design, construction and continued development
while increasing cooperative interdisciplinary opportunities for motivated students
of all disciplines at the University of North Dakota.
UNDHA was established to promote helicopter aviation at UND to all who are interested.
Through alumni and industry contacts, we give helicopter students and enthusiasts
opportunities to further explore the rotor wing community. Students who wish to
broaden their connections will be given opportunities nationwide to meet representatives
from the industry's leading names.
Founded in 1987, WPA was established for those students with a love for outdoors
and for those who seek the challenge of conventional (tailwheel) airplanes, seaplanes
and skiplanes. WPA members have a desire to explore the wilderness and fly bush
planes in remote regions of the world.