Aero Club of Buffalo

President's Message

Buffalo's rich aviation history

The Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company became the largest aircraft manufacturer in the world during World War I and went public in 1916 with Curtiss as president. Curtiss had become the world's largest aviation company, employing 18,000 at its Buffalo facility and 3,000 at its Hammondsport, New York location. They produced 10,000 aircraft during World War I, more the 100 in a single week.

NEC/AAAE International Aviation Snow Symposium/ACOB Scholarship-Cancelled for 2020

In these difficult times of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, the NEC/AAAE International Aviation Snow Symposium/ACOB scholarship has been cancelled. If you have applied for this scholarship or were planning to apply, please note, that the Fran Bainbridge Flight Scholarship and the Thomas P. Kopera (school tuition) Educational Scholarship remain open, with the application due date of April 7, 2020. Please visit the Aero Club of Buffalo FaceBook page for information on the two remaining scholarships.

Please contact Pamela Crassidis at for additional information.

Curtiss P-40s being assembled in Buffalo, NY

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