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                             Of Local Interest





                            Of Interest to All


GA Flight World will continue to strive to make it easier for you to learn about all aspects of General Aviation. In becoming a member (membership is free) of GA Flight World you will be part of a group of thousands of other non-pilots, pilots, aircraft owners, and aviation enthusiasts who are willing to share their experience and knowledge with others. 

  Oshkosh 365 is for you if you love aviation. This is EAA's new social network, and it is filled with all kinds of information, forums, and events geared toward aviation. is devoted to the general aviation community. "Go Flying" provides all aviation enthusiasts a way share their passion for flying, talk, make friends with others, barter and trade tools, discuss any topic you wish.  

  Learn About Planes is your complete one stop source for everything from the Wright Brothers first official flight, to the workings of an airplane, to Types of Aircraft, to Aviation Associations & Organizations, etc. 

The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dulles International Airport is the companion facility to the Museum on the National Mall. The building opened in December, 2003, and provides enough space for the Smithsonian to display the thousands of aviation and space artifacts that cannot be exhibited on the National Mall. The two sites together showcase the largest collection of aviation and space artifacts in the world. 

Nearly 10,000 members strong, the Vintage Aircraft Association brings together people from around the world who share an interest in the aircraft of yesterday. Since it was established in 1971, the association has been working to keep aviation history alive. Members are active restorers and enthusiasts working to keep vintage aircraft in the air and flying for the pleasure and education of themselves and the public at large. 

ilots can go online and take the edge off the unfamiliarity of flying into a strange airport by checking out aerial photos of the approach. The Web site,
Airstrip America, is building an archive of all the U.S. landing sites, even out-of-the-way grass strips. 

he purpose of the Flight-History web
site is to bring people together who have a common interest in aviation history. We welcome your feedback and encourage your participation by sharing your stories or photographs.
This website will be updated regularly. If you would like to be notified when we make significant changes please provide us with your e-mail.

Ultralight Aircraft Guide.
Shows 203 ultralight aircraft including fixed-wings, trikes, powered parachutes, vintage ultralights, engines and prices. Also includes a list of 4,131 instructors plus all kits and plans...


With a membership base of more than 390,000, or half of all pilots in the United States, AOPA is the largest, most influential aviation association in the world. AOPA has achieved its prominent position through effective advocacy, enlightened leadership, technical competence, and hard work. Providing member services that range from representation at the federal, state, and local levels to legal services, advice, and other assistance, AOPA has built a service organization that far exceeds any other in the aviation community.  



Welcome To The Busiest Aviation Hub in Cyberspace and understandably so. This is the last site any pilot would need in the world of aviation information for news, flight plans, notoms, etc..

DynCorp Duats on the Web provides immediate on-line access to U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved information including: Current, continuously updated weather information; easy-to-understand plain language weather; flight plan filing and closing; and automated flight planning. 

NTSB Aviation Site provides accident synopses, investigation, statistics, and related information.



- Publications

- Reporting Forms- Immunity Policy

- Useful Aviation Links - Database Information






The pilot's window into the world of aviation information, AirNav provides information on airport location, runway information, radio navigation aids, communication frequencies, enroute fixes, airway intersections, waypoints, aviation fuel prices, and a fuel stop planner.

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