Man must rise above the Earth—to the top of the atmosphere and beyond—for only then will he fully understand the world in which he lives. Socrates
The National Aero Club is the representative body for all air sports in Ireland and is affiliated to the FAI (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale) the world air sports federation. The National Aero Club oversees the participation of Irish aviators at World and European championships and validates record attempts on behalf of the FAI.
The National Aero Club of Ireland can trace its roots back to a meeting held at the Irish Automobile Club offices in Dawson Street, Dublin on 5th November 1909 when the Irish Aero Club was formed.