PART 1—DEFINITIONS AND ABBREVIATIONS
PART 43—MAINTENANCE, PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE, REBUILDING, AND ALTERATION
PART 61—CERTIFICATION: PILOTS, FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS, AND GROUND INSTRUCTORS
PART 91—GENERAL OPERATING AND FLIGHT RULES
We have compiled several FAA publication into Adobe PDF’s for download to your
Student Pilot Guide (245kb)
Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge (59mb)
Instrument Flying Handbook (37mb)
Instrument Procedures Handbook (18.5 mb)
Plane Sense (16.1mb)
This is the site for Web-based preflight briefings. File and change flight plans online. It also includes basic flight planning and weather graphics—including current conditions, NEXRAD radar, satellite imagery and aviation forecasts. It also offers TFRs and NOTAMs, available in both text and graphic form.
NOAA National Weather Service Aviation Weather Center
It’s the official source for aviation weather. It includes AIRMETS, SIGMETS (domestic and international), prognostic charts, PIREPs, surface observations, RADAR and satellite imagery—all free of charge. New products include icing and turbulence forecasts. It also has links to an Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) experimental site with products including combination radar intensity and cloud tops chart, graphical METARS, TAFS and PIREPs, convective forecasts and more.
NOAA NWS AWC Aviation Digital Data Service
It’s one of the best, aviation weather sites, offering text, digital and graphical forecasts, and weather analyses. It’s a joint effort of NCAR Research Applications Program (RAP), NOAA Forecast Systems Laboratory (FSL) and the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Aviation Weather Center (AWC).
Barnstormers.com offers free classified ads for experimental aircraft, homebuilt aircraft, ultralights, vintage aircraft, warbirds, jets, turbo props, twin and single engine aircraft, and helicopters. Thousands of new and used aircraft and parts available on the world’s busiest aviation site.
Trade-A-Plane, available in both printed form and on the Internet is published three times a month. Online, Trade-A-Plane’s database provides users with information about hundreds of aircraft for sale and parts and services available.
Controller is your headquarters for used aircraft and detailed aircraft for sale listings, including Beachcraft, Cessna, Piper, aircraft, Boeing aircraft, Cessna for sale (featuring used Cessna) and aircraft classifieds.