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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 91-74B - Pilot Guide: Flight In Icing Conditions
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.
Aeronautical Decision Making (FAA)
This advisory circular provides introductory material, background information, and reference material on aeronautical decision making.
AIS, Aeronautical Information Services (Formerly NACO)
Aeronautical Information Services is the FAA's civil aviation authority providing the foundations for flight in the national airspace system.
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.
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.
Aviators Model Code of Conduct
This site provides suggested practices for general aviation pilots to advance flight safety, airmanship and the general aviation community.
FAA Safety Briefing
This link goes to the online version of the Safety Briefing Magazine
FAA Safety Briefing Magazine
The FAA Safety Policy Voice of Non-commercial General Aviation
Aviation/Airport Directory and Blog
IMC Club (EAA)
IMC Club chapters provide monthly meetings in your area to discuss instrument flying
Information for Pilots
This link goes to the FAA website's home page for pilot information.
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.
Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge Handbook (FAA)
This page provides links to PDF chapters of FAA-H-8083-25 as revised, the Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge (17 Chapters).
Practical Test Standards (menu)
This page provides links to FAA Practical Test Standards (PTS) documents.
Safety Management Systems (AC)
This link goes to FAA Advisory Circular 120-92, which introduces the safety management system (SMS) concept.
This site provides online VFR chart depictions and weather information.
Transportation Safety Institute
This link goes to the Aviation Safety Division portion of the TSI website.
UAS Pilots Code
Link to the UAS Pilot's Code of Conduct
Weather Decision-Making Guide
General Aviation Pilot’s Guide to Preflight Weather Planning, Weather Self-Briefings, and Weather Decision Making