The Australian Miniature Pylon Racing Association was established in the 1980’s to represent the interest of model aircraft pylon racers in Australia. AMPRA is affiliated as a special interest group with the MAAA (Model Aircraft Association of Australia) which is the peak body for organised aeromodelling in Australia and is affiliated with ASAC (Air Sport Australia Confederation) and the world air sports federation FAI (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale)