Links

Links

 

 

 

 

Aircraft Owner's and Pilots Association

Not just a magazine, AOPA provides insurance, legal, and medical pilot protection services. Also provides airport information. AOPA is a stalwart defender of General Aviation. Protect your right to fly!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aircraft Shopper Online

So, you're stuck in traffic one day sipping a lukewarm skinny latte (no whip) and it hits you; "Blast it all, I want to buy a plane". Hey, it's happened to all of us.

Ok, maybe you just want to check out prices and see what's out there. Whether you’re just dreaming about a airplane or actively shopping, this is a great site to surf.

 

 

 

 

 

AirNav.com

If you need information on an unfamiliar airport this is THE site to visit. Includes exhaustive details on airport and related FAA services. Has Metars, TAFs, Sectional, photo, and runway views, information on FBOs and other airport businesses, as well as nearby accommodations and services.

 

Aviation Conversions

Aviation Conversions

This site has a wide range of aviation calculators and converters. This is a must-have link. You may not use it very often, but when you need to do some sort of aviation-related calculation or conversion, there’s undoubtedly a program on this site that will handle it with ease.

 

Density Altitude Calculator

Density Altitude Calculator

Yes, we all LOVE doing density altitude calculations on the (t)rusty E6B... Or, you can just fill in some blanks and press the Calculate button on this website. Provides density altitude, absolute pressure (in Hg) and percent of relative density. Choose any temperature scale you wish as long as it's Celsius.

 

Equipped To Survive’s site is full of information (and products) to help you after a forced landing. It focuses on the different types of equipment that you might want to carry in case of this or other emergencies. Check out the Personal Locator Beacons, standard 121.5 MHz ELTs are like smoke signals in comparison.

 

FAA Pilot Training

FAA's Primary resource site for pilots. There is an amazing amount of useful information and resources on this site.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAASTeam

FAA Safety Team. If you're not already a member of the WINGS program, check this out. The WINGS program aims to improve pilot safety through education and training. There are many video training modules, articles, and other excellent safety resources. You can take online training, and attend FAAST presentations in your area. Combining 3 training credits with 3 related flight-refreshers over 2 years allows you to skip the BFR.

 

 

 

FlightAware

Follow the flights of family and friends, or frankly just about anyone. Even tracks altitude and flight path of GA aircraft who use flight following. Provides details such as owner of the aircraft. This site is so informative It's frightening, uh, I mean it's cool. Yea, that's what I meant.

 

Live ATC

If you're a little rusty on the new pilot-to-ATC lingo and techniques, fear not Pilot, LiveATC is a great way to come up to speed. Also available on iPad/Pod/Phone and Android.

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)

This is the best resource available on what NOT to do in an aircraft. Facts you pick up here could save your life someday.

 

 

Pacific Coast Air Museum

Founded in 1989, the Pacific Coast Air Museum
is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the acquisition, restoration, safe operation and display of historic aircraft, preserving aviation history, and providing an educational venue for students and the community. "Hot Dog Thursdays" are pretty cool too.

 

SkyVector Online Flight Planning

This is a nice online flight planning tool. Click Flight Plan in the menu bar, then type in airport and waypoint codes, watch what happens.

TFRs

The official list of TFRs. You can't always trust an app.

 

 

 

 

 

Ultimate Aviation Links

The name says it all. Go crazy...

 

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