The Air Affair

Aviator's Web Reference

This page is a reference to frequently-used aviation resources on the Internet. It is not intended to be exhaustive or complete. It is probably biased toward private, light general aviation aircraft and pilots.

Weather and Preflight Information

Aviation Weather Center
DUATS: DTC or CSC
National Weather Service
Weather Underground
Graphical Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs)
AirNav Airport information

Weather for Cell Phones

http://fltplan.com/cell.htm Aviation weather data by airport identifier
http://m.wund.com/ Weather Underground Mobile, query by city, state, ZIP code, or country

Aviation Organizations

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)
Seaplane Pilots Association
National Association of Flight Instructors
Helicopter Association International

Publications

AVweb
Air & Space Smithsonian
General Aviation News

Other Sites

100 Dollar Hamburger

See How It Flys online book about "a new spin on the perceptions, procedures, and principles of flight."
Aeromedix.com online retailer of safety and survival equipment, as well as a collection of technical articles.
Airliners.net huge image collection of all types of aircraft.
Choppyair Amusing stories of flying experiences

Safety

NTSB
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Aviation Accident Database & Synopses
NASA Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS)

Callback, monthly newsletter containing excerpts from ASRS reports
FAA Service Difficulty Report (SDRs)
SDR Summaries

USA Aviation Regulatory Information

Federal Aviation Administration
FAA information for general aviation
Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR)
Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM)
Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs)
Graphical Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs)
Advisory Circulars (ACs)
Practical Test Standards