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Aviation Clubs at Utah State University

Alpha Eta Rho

Alpha Eta Rho

Alpha Eta Rho (ΑΗΡ) is a co-ed international professional college aviation fraternity that serves as a contact between the aviation industry and educational institutions. The fraternity strives to foster, promote, and mentor today's college students toward successful careers in aviation, aeronautical engineering, and aerospace sciences. Alpha Eta Rho serves to actively associate interested students of aviation with leaders and executives in the industry.

For more information about the club, please reach out to Chris Heller (president) or Kent King (advisor). 



Calling all drone enthusiasts! The newest club in the department, we are dedicated to providing an outlet to those interested in unmanned aerial systems. We're still new and looking for some great members and officers. Join today for some great experience and a lot of fun! 

For more information, contact Spencer Whitehead (president) at or advisor Dan Robinson at

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NIFA Flight Team

The pilot club at Utah State University provides students who have an interest in aviation with an environment to interact with fellow aviation enthusiasts. Activities range from social gatherings to professional development trips.

For more information, contact Alex LaBarge (president) at or advisors Andreas Wesemann ( and Matt Bunnell (


Society of Aviation Maintenance Professionals (SAMP)

The Society of Aviation Maintenance Professionals at Utah State is an organization for aviation mechanics, pilots and students with the goal of improving professionalism in the people and industry. It also provides opportunities for growth, advancement and education.

Club members receive contact with industry professionals, fundraisers, and social and academic activities. They also receive help seeking out internships, scholarships, and employment opportunities.

For more information about the club, please reach out to Keaton Taylor (president) at or advisors Mikhail Maxfield ( or Chris Bracken (

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Women in Aviation Chapter (WAI)

This club is open for all aviation enthusiasts – women and men. Women in Aviation International (WAI) Chapters provide local networking at regularly scheduled meetings, programs that include local speakers and tours of aviation facilities and landmarks, community outreach efforts to encourage young people to pursue aviation careers, and regional scholarship opportunities.

For more information about the club, please reach out to Claire Dugger (president) at or Andreas Wesemann (advisor) at



National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA)

The NGPA is about community. Upon discovering the NGPA many people feel as if they have found where they belong. The NGPA is a home for LGBTQ individuals and allies with a passion for aviation, regardless of major.

For more information about the club, please reach out to Sam Shino at or the advisor Professor Baron at

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Professional Aviation Club (P.A.C.)

P.A.C is a club for students who want to learn how to network with professionals in the aviation world. The club holds activities bi-weekly or weekly. In our meetings we invite successful professionals to help students become confident in all types of interviews. We also attend airshow events to allow club members to practice networking with as many professionals as possible. P.A.C also spends a lot of time volunteering for USU Aviation at career conferences and wherever needed.

For more information about the club, please reach out to Jake Vause (president) at or Andreas Wesemann (advisor) at