The term air sports covers a range of aerial activities such as:
- General aviation including air racing
- Hang gliding
- Human powered aircraft
- Power Kites
The sports inserted above are governed internationally by Fédération Aéronautique Internationale and at the national level by aero clubs such as the National Aeronautics Association and the Royal Aero Club. The FAI web site contains lists of these national organizations. In some of the categories listed above are lightweight classes which can be alternatively grouped as Ultralight aviation.
Other aerial activities are not governed by the FAI rules