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Below is a list of online resources available in the Pilots category. The FAA is not responsible for the contents of the non-government sites listed. The list is provided only as a convenience to the users of this site. Click here to return to the category list

AC 00-45G - Aviation Weather Services
This link goes to the PDF version of the new Aviation Weather Services advisory circular.
Arrow Circle http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAdvisoryCircular.nsf/0/D6A522C25E53CBF58625776F0050495C?OpenDocument
ADIZ, TFR, and Intercept Procedures
Arrow Circle http://www.faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/libview_normal.aspx?id=49877
Aeronautical Decision Making
Arrow Circle http://faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/libview_normal.aspx?id=56413
Aeronautical Decision Making (FAA)
This advisory circular provides introductory material, background information, and reference material on aeronautical decision making.
Arrow Circle http://www.airweb.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAdvisoryCircular.nsf/0/CCDD54376BFDF5FD862569D100733983?OpenDocument
Airline Operator Training
Excellent training aids that may be of interest to GA pilots
Arrow Circle http://www.faa.gov/other_visit/aviation_industry/airline_operators/training/index.cfm?print=go
Airplane Flying Handbook
Arrow Circle http://www.faa.gov/library/manuals/aircraft/airplane_handbook/
Aviation Safety Reporting Program (FAA)
This advisory circular describes the FAA Aviation Safety Reporting Program, which uses the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as a third party to receive reports.
Arrow Circle http://www.airweb.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAdvisoryCircular.nsf/0/64358057433fe192862569e7006da716/$FILE/AC00-46D.pdf
Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS)
The ASRS ("NASA forms") collects, analyzes, and responds to voluntarily submitted aviation safety incident reports in order to lessen the likelihood of aviation accidents.
Arrow Circle http://asrs.arc.nasa.gov/
Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS)
Voluntary Non-Punitive Safety Reporting
Arrow Circle http://asrs.arc.nasa.gov
Aviators Model Code of Conduct
This site provides suggested practices for general aviation pilots to advance flight safety, airmanship and the general aviation community.
Arrow Circle http://www.secureav.com/AMCC-Listings-Page.html
Datalink (AOPA Air Safety Foundation)
This link goes to the AOPA Air Safety Foundation's free online datalink mini-course.
Arrow Circle http://flash.aopa.org/asf/datalink/
DC ADIZ Visual Warning System (AOPA/ASF)
This link goes to a free ASF mini-course on the Visual Warning System.
Arrow Circle http://www.aopa.org/safetycenter/courses/vws/
Density Altitude
Arrow Circle http://faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/libview_normal.aspx?id=56396
FAA Safety Briefing
This link goes to the online version of the Safety Briefing Magazine
Arrow Circle http://www.faa.gov/news/safety_briefing
Flying In Icing Conditions - FAA Fact Sheet
A quick overview of the short-and long-term safety actions the FAA has taken over the past 15 years to improve safety of aircraft that encounter icing conditions on the ground and in flight.
Arrow Circle http://www.faa.gov/news/fact_sheets/news_story.cfm?newsId=10398
Flying Light Twins Safely
Arrow Circle http://faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/libview_normal.aspx?id=56412
GlobalAir.com
Aviation/Airport Directory and Blog
Arrow Circle http://www.globalair.com/
GPS for IFR (AOPA/Air Safety Foundation)
This link goes to the Air Safety Foundation's free online GPS for IFR course.
Arrow Circle http://flash.aopa.org/asf/gps_ifr/flash.cfm
GPS for VFR (AOPA Air Safety Foundation)
This link goes to the Air Safety Foundation's free online GPS for VFR course.
Arrow Circle http://flash.aopa.org/asf/gps_vfr
Handbook - Airplane Flying
This page provides links to PDF chapters of FAA-H-8083-3A, the Airplane Flying Handbook (7 parts).
Arrow Circle http://www.faa.gov/library/manuals/aircraft/airplane_handbook/
Handbook - Aviation Instructor's Handbook (FAA-H-8083-9A)
Link to 2008 online version of the FAA's Aviation Instructor's Handbook.
Arrow Circle http://www.faa.gov/library/manuals/aviation/aviation_instructors_handbook/media/FAA-H-8083-9A.pdf
How to Obtain a Good Weather Briefing
Arrow Circle http://faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/libview_normal.aspx?id=56400
Human Factors Information
This site is designed to help pilots understand how decision-making skills, attitudes, and personality can influence the safety of flight.
Arrow Circle http://www.avhf.com
Information for Pilots
This link goes to the FAA website's home page for pilot information.
Arrow Circle http://www.faa.gov/pilots/
Instrument Procedures Handbook
FAA-H-8261-1A Instrument Procedures Handbook. This handbook provides the most up-to-date guidance on how to operate safely within the National Airspace System.
Arrow Circle http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/handbooks_manuals/aviation/instrument_procedures_handbook/
Maintenance Aspects of Owning Your Own Aircraft
Arrow Circle http://faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/libview_normal.aspx?id=56398
National Aeronautical Charting Office (NACO)
The FAA's NACO publishes and distributes US government civil aeronautical charts and flight information publications. This site includes links to the Aeronautical Chart User's Guide.
Arrow Circle http://www.naco.faa.gov/
On Landings Part I
Arrow Circle http://faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/libview_normal.aspx?id=56408
On Landings Part II
Arrow Circle http://faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/libview_normal.aspx?id=56409
On Landings Part III
Arrow Circle http://faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/libview_normal.aspx?id=56411
Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge Handbook (FAA)
This page provides links to PDF chapters of FAA-H-8083-25, the Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge (4 parts).
Arrow Circle http://www.faa.gov/library/manuals/aviation/pilot_handbook/
Plane Sense, General Aviation Information
Plane Sense, General Aviation Information, FAA-H-8083-19A
Arrow Circle http://www.faa.gov/library/manuals/aviation/media/faa-h-8083-19A.pdf
Planning Autorotations
Arrow Circle http://faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/libview_normal.aspx?id=56414
Pneumatic Systems (AOPA Air Safety Foundation)
This link goes to the AOPA Air Safety Foundation's free online Pneumatic Systems mini-course.
Arrow Circle http://flash.aopa.org/asf/pneumatic_systems/
Practical Test Standards (menu)
This page provides links to FAA Practical Test Standards (PTS) documents.
Arrow Circle http://www.faa.gov/education_research/testing/airmen/test_standards/
Proficiency and the Private Pilot
Arrow Circle http://faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/libview_normal.aspx?id=56405
Runway Safety Information
Arrow Circle http://www.faa.gov/airports/runway_safety/
Safety Management Systems (AC)
This link goes to FAA Advisory Circular 120-92, which introduces the safety management system (SMS) concept.
Arrow Circle http://www.airweb.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAdvisoryCircular.nsf/0/6485143D5EC81AAE8625719B0055C9E5?OpenDocument
Security - AOPA Airport Watch
This link goes to the AOPA / TSA Airport Watch program page.
Arrow Circle http://www.aopa.org/airportwatch/
Security - TSA Information for General Aviation
This link goes to TSA's main menu for general aviation security information.
Arrow Circle http://www.tsa.gov/what_we_do/ga/editorial_1214.shtm
SeeAndAvoid.org - Midair Collision Avoidance Tool
SEE and AVOID military aircraft in your airspace by entering your airport identifier to ensure a safe flight-plan and avoid midair collisions.
Arrow Circle http://www.seeandavoid.org
Skyvector
This site provides online VFR chart depictions and weather information.
Arrow Circle http://www.skyvector.com
Thunderstorms
Arrow Circle http://faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/libview_normal.aspx?id=56397
Transportation Safety Institute
This link goes to the Aviation Safety Division portion of the TSI website.
Arrow Circle http://www.tsi.dot.gov/divisions/Aviation/aviation.aspx
Weather Decision-Making Guide (Online Version)
This site is an online version of the GA Pilot's Weather Decision-Making Guide.
Arrow Circle http://www.hf.faa.gov/WeatherDecisionGuide/default.aspx
Wind Shear
Arrow Circle http://faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/libview_normal.aspx?id=56407
WINGS User's Guide
Arrow Circle http://faasafety.gov/documents/Wings_Manual.pdf
Working Healthy Always, LLC
Dr. James W. Allen's website for consulting and publication about the workplace enviroment and your health.
Arrow Circle http://workinghealthyalways.com/
Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Roll of Honor
Arrow Circle https://www.faasafety.gov/content/MasterPilot/RecipientList.aspx