Sports aviation

Sports aviation represents an important segment in the history of aviation. The first flights in history were performed by individual enthusiasts, as part of personal activities, and were an attraction for a wide audience. Therefore, it can be said that aviation started as a sports and recreational activity. The importance of sports aviation is also unavoidable in the time of developed aviation. The training of pilots and their preparation for the most demanding flight tasks begins with sports training for gliders and light aircraft. The contribution of sports flying to the technological progress of aviation is also great, because new standards in speed, endurance and range are set through this type of flying activities.

The collection of Sports aviation includes gliding, sport aviation, sport parachuting and modelling.

The sports aviation collection consists of personal items of sports pilots, flight books, licenses and other documents, medals, plaques, other award items and memorabilia related to sports aviation. The rich heritage of domestic sports aviation is an important source for researching the history of aviation in our country, as well as for researching the technological development of aviation in these areas. The importance of the sports aviation collection is also given by the fact that domestic constructors and pilots are the owners of numerous world records in flying and success in construction solutions, with which sports aviation made a great contribution to increasing the international reputation of our country.