Resources for Pilots

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Aviation General interest articles http://www.110knots.com/
Airline Meals Airline meal information and corporate aircraft catering www.airlinemeals.net
Aircraft Electronics Association

Pilot’s Guide to Avionics

Spiral-bound 7-1/4" X 10" booklet. "A comprehensive buyer’s guide including certified avionics/instrument facilities, manufacturers and distributors throughout the world." Free.

www.aea.net

Call 816-373-6565 to request a copy.

Airline Seating Charts   www.seatguru.com
Air Show Schedules   www.aero-pix.com/schedule/schedule.htm
Angel Flight Pilots donating their services to provide transportation to those needing medical care. www.angelflight.com/
ATC Live Real-time ATC communications from many airports and approach control facilities from around the country including TTN, EWR, LGA, JFK, PHL, Philly APC, NY APC, LAX and even trans-Atlantic HF comm. www.liveatc.net
Aviation Blog Jim Slade's Air Lines www.jimsladesairlines.com
Baggage/Key Ring Tags Large, brightly-colored tags for baggage or key ring use. www.tagsforbags.com
Civil Air Patrol   http://gocivilairpatrol.com/
FAA, General Information   www.faa.gov
FAA, Airmen Information Use this site to update your mailing address, request replacement pilot certificate, etc. https://amsrvs.registry.faa.gov/amsrvs/Logon.asp
FAA, Safety Programs   www.faasafety.gov
Flight Statistics (FAA) Airline on-time statistics www.flightstats.com
Flight Tracking Real-time flight tracking www.flightaware.com
Flight Tracking Real-time flight tracking www.flightexplorer.com
Flight Tracking Real-time flight tracking www.flightview.com
General Aviation AOPA-sponsored Web site www.gaservingamerica.org
General Aviation   www.aero.com
General Aviation On-line version of magazine www.generalaviationnews.com
General Aviation   http://flightwise.com/
How the Wing Got its Lift

200 years of theory and research that lead to the answer.

Authored by PAFT member

Philippe Marchal.

Short Form Article (Qualitative Discussion)

Long Form Article (Quantitative Discussion)

Joint Base (JB)

McGuire/DIX/Lakehurst (KWRI) Safety Briefings

 

Transient Aircrew Guide

Civilian Pilot KWRI Airspace Safety Briefing

JB MDL Airspace Safety Video

Museums, aviation   www.aerofiles.com/museums.html
Perfect Paper Airplane   http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-12-23/fly-away-with-james-may---and-learn-how-to-make-his-ultimate-paper-plane
Pilot Workshops Educational programs on a wide variety of topics. www.pilotworkshops.com
Rule 240 Rules that most airlines follow when you are delayed while traveling on a commercial airline. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_240
State Aviation Journal Nationwide, state-by-state coverage of aviation news https://stateaviationjournal.com/index.php/state-news
The History Press Aviation books https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/subjects/history-of-aviation
The Secret of Flight Aerodynamicist Alexander Lippisch's explanation of flight. Videos digitized by the University of Iowa. https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2019/november/pilot/proficiency-no-equations-required
Time and Date Calculator Shows time and date for cities around the world; calculates time differences between cities. www.timeanddate.com
Virtual Aircraft Museum History of aircraft by country http://www.aviastar.org/index2.html
Virtual Air Traffic Simulator Web-based ATC simulator game www.vatsim.net
Worldwide Telescope (Microsoft) WorldWide Telescope (WWT) enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope. http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/Home.aspx

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