FAI Aviation and Space Education Commission Bureau


Bureau and Delegates

About the FAI Aviation and Space Education Commission (CIEA)

The FAI Aviation and Space Education Commission (CIEA) has been created to disseminate aeronautical and astronautical information, especially amoung the young.


The FAI Aviation and Space Education Commission meets once a year at an Annual Meeting to discuss and work on the aviation and space education and its development.

Each FAI Member Country may appoint a Delegate with the right to vote at the Plenary Meeting.


Between annual meetings, the FAI Aviation and Space Education Commission is run by the Bureau, which consists of the President, 2 Vice Presidents and the Secretary. The Bureau is elected by the Plenary Meeting.

The Bureau is elected during the annual meeting of the FAI Aviation and Space Education Commission.


Each FAI Member Country can appoint a Delegate to the FAI Aviation and Space Education Commissionand participate in the work of the commission.


Go to the Documents page to browse documents and guide related to aviation and space education.

Museum links

Click on the links below to visit any on-line versions of FAI's Recommended Museums:


  1. Air World Antique Aircraft Museum (Closed in 2002)


  1. Suomen Ilmaillumuseo (Finland Aviation Museum), Vantaan
    - Antique Aircraft
  2. Keski-Suomen Ilmailumuseo (Central Finland Aviation Museum), Tikkakoski
    - Military and Civil Aircraft
    - Guided interactive tours available


  1. Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace, Le Bourget, Paris (Air & Space Museum)
    - Military and Civil Aircraft


  1. Deutsches Segelflugmuseum, Wasserkuppe
    - Gliding
    - Hang Gliding
  2. Hermann-Oberth-Raumfahrt-Museum e.V., Feucht bei Nürnberg
    - Space Flight
  3. Deutsches Museum München, Luftfahrtabteilung
    - Antique Aircraft
    - Balloons
    - Gliders
    - Helicopters
    - Military Aircraft
  4. Otto-Lilienthal-Museum, Anklam
    - Hang Gliding
  5. Ballonmuseum Gersthofen
    - Gas Ballooning (Deutsch)
  6. Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen
    - History and technology of the airship from the very beginning to present days
  7. Deutsche Raumfahrtausstellung Morgenröthe-Rautenkranz e.V., Muldenhammer
    - exhibition on space travel


  1. Israel Air Force Museum
    - Military Aircraft


  1. Museo dell'Aeronautica "Gianni Caproni", Trento
    - Antique Aircraft designed by Gianni Caproni


  1. K.A.U. Aerospace Museum
    - Aerospace Science, Technologies, Civil and Military Aircraft

New Zealand

  1. Royal New Zealand Air Force Museum, Christchurch
    - Military Aircraft


  1. Norwegian Aviation Museum, Bodo

South Africa

  1. South African Air Force Museum, Swartkops
    - Historic and Military Aircraft
  2. South African Air Force Museum, Ysterplaat
    - Historic and Military Aircraft


  1. Fundacion Infante de Orleans, Madrid
    - Historic and Antique Aircraft


  1. The Andrée Museum, Gränna
    - Andrée's Polar Balloon Flight
  2. Flygvapenmuseum (Royal Swedish Air Force Museum), Linköping
    - Military Aircraft
  3. Segelflygmuseum (Museum of Gliders)
    - Gliders
  4. Jämtlands Flyg- ocht Lottamuseum (Closed in 2009)


  1. Verkehrshaus der Schweiz (Swiss Transport Museum), Lucerne
    - Airliners
    - Air Traffic Control
    - Gliders
    - Light Aircraft
    - Model Aircraft
    - Space Craft

United Kingdom

  1. Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon
    - Military Aircraft, Engines, Vehicles and Weapons
  2. Scottish National Aviation Museum - Museum of Flight, East Lothian

United States of America

  1. National Soaring Museum, Elmira (NY)
    - Gliders
  2. Soukup & Thomas International Balloon & Airship Museum, Mitchell (SD) (Closed in 2000)
  3. National Model Aviation Museum, Muncie (IN)


News of Records

CIEA Meeting Registration

Dear Delegates,
Please register online for the next Plenary Meeting of the FAI Aviation and Space Education Commission (CIEA) to be held on Friday 25th April and Saturday 26th April 2014 according to this schedule:

  • Friday 25th (6:00 pm), Hotel Au Lac : Meet & Greet
  • Friday 25th (7:00 pm -10:00 pm), Hotel Au Lac : CIEA Plenary Meeting - first part

  • Saturday 26th (9:00 am - 3:30 pm), Maison du Sport International : CIEA Plenary Meeting - second part

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The suggested hotels are :


Hotel Aulac ***  within 5 minutes' walking distance of the meeting venue.

To book your hotel room, download the hotel booking form and send it directly to the Hotel Aulac.


Hotel du Port *** within 5 minutes' walking distance of the meeting venue

To book your hotel room, download the hotel booking form and send it directly to the Hotel du Port.


Further hotels to suit all needs

Visa Requirements

If you require an individual invitation for visa purposes, please contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , FAI Members Manager

How to organize an Aeronautical day for winners of Young Artist Contest

Beforehand, find out who is in charge for youth and sports in the City Hall nearest to the airport or airfield and to your National Air Club (NAC). Make an appointment and brief him (her) on the Contest, its aims and its values. Ask for their sponsorship in providing you with a bus and chauffeur for the aeronautical day (from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.), allowing you to take the winners and their accompanists to the Airfield for a first flight or to the Air and Space Museum, and back to the NAC where a ceremony will take place (with the President of the NAC, if possible) to give the winners their prices, followed by a drink and some sweets. They will remember this extraordinary day and the discovery of the world of aeronautics, and may be create a desire or a vocation to become member of the aeronautical world .

Schedule of the “ Aeronautical day”: ( to be adapted to the country)

  • 9:00 a.m.: meet the winners, their accompanists, the chauffeur in his bus in front of the NAC building.
  • 9:30 a.m.: departure for the Airfield or the Air and Space Museum.
  • 10:30 a.m.: beginning of the first flight for the winners or the guided tour of the Museum
  • 12:00 p.m.: break / Picnic cared for by the attendants
  • 1:00 p.m.: outdoor activities including visits of airplanes, simulator session, and simulated flight seated in a real mirage seat in front of a kit-airplane.
  • 3:30 p.m.: return by bus to the NAC. Bus and driver are over with their duty.
  • 5:00 p.m.: Awards Ceremony, in the presence of the President of the NAC, the winners, their accompanists with photo cameras. The winners are placed in category of age by the organizer and told , when called, to take their painting, show it to the assistance, (photos) receive the prices, and return to his (her) place under warm applause.

The ceremony is closed by a children’s party with drinks and sweets for everybody, at around 6:00 p.m.

History of FAI Young Artists Contest Winners Details


FAI Aviation and Space Education Commission Delegates

China (People's Republic of) Delegate Tao Liu
  Alternate Delegate Aimin Zhang
Czech Rep. Delegate Jiri Dodal
France Delegate Roland Pre
  Alternate Delegate Suzie Gebb
Germany Delegate Gunter Schmidt
  Alternate Delegate Hans-Jürgen Kreibig
Greece Delegate John Kostantakatos
Iceland Delegate Anita Hafdis Bjornsdottir
  Alternate Delegate Aslaug Ran Einarsdottir
Italy Delegate Fulvia Quagliotti
Japan Delegate Nami Uchiyama
Korea Delegate Soon Gil Hong
  Alternate Delegate Jong-Bok Kim
Lithuania Delegate Igoris Bykovas
  Alternate Delegate Vytautas Vanagas
Mexico Delegate Victor Manuel Del Castillo
  Alternate Delegate Victor Baeza Reyes
Netherlands Delegate Michiel M. W. Kasteleijn
New Zealand Delegate Elizabeth King
Poland Delegate Bogdan Wierzba
Russia Delegate Khalide Makagonova
  Alternate Delegate Evgeny Gustov
Serbia Delegate Olgica Lazic
  Alternate Delegate Aleksandar Godic
Slovakia Delegate Radoslav Zozulak
Spain Delegate Gabriel Gomila Frau
  Alternate Delegate Monserrat Pala
Sweden Delegate Annie Johansson
Switzerland Delegate Jürg Märki
  Alternate Delegate Yves Joel Burkhardt
Thailand Delegate Winit Sornritchingchai
  Alternate Delegate Boonyarit Nuntachisri
Turkey Delegate Sultan Celikcan
  Alternate Delegate Ismail Canak
United Kingdom Delegate Alan Twigg
Max Bishop President of Honour United Kingdom
Osmo Jalovaara President of Honour Finland
Raymond J. Johnson President of Honour USA
Wayne R. Matson President of Honour USA
Kamal Naguib President of Honour Egypt