Pilot Resources

Bush Pilot Websites

  • Alaska's Bush Pilots...The Real Deal  This DVD documents the story of the great far north and it's modern day pilots.  Filmed in the wilds of Alaska in high-definition, it includes pilot interviews, the aircraft, and magnificent scenery of this raw and dangerous wilderness, along with footage of spectacular giant Alaskan brown bears, eagles, moose, caribou and a host of other wildlife.
  • Bush Flying Central  An old site, not updated for years, but with some links to bush flying sites.
  • Bush Planes  A site for both new and experienced bush pilots.  It's based on over two months in Alaska flying bush planes and helicopters.  Descriptions, evaluations, and photographs of airplanes, including Piper Super Cub, Cessna, DeHavilland, Maule, Aviat Husky, Yak, Antonov, plus helicopters and all STOL airplanes appropriate for the back country.  Also, impressive landscape and wildlife photos as seen by the bush pilot.
  • eBushPilot.com  Virtual Horizons brings you bush pilot stories, photos, information, and resources.
  • F. E. Potts' Web Outpost  Guide to bush flying.
  • The Last Bush Pilots  A fiction novel inspired by the author's adventures flying the Alaska bush out of Juneau, Alaska.
  • Tom Claytor - Bush Pilot  A personal page describing the adventures of a bush pilot on a seven continent expedition.

Pilot Resource Websites

  • ADS-B for General Aviation  A blog on research conducted by MIT about how the transition to ADS-B affects General Aviation.
  • Adventure Productions  A resource for finding information, DVD's, live videos, pictures, training, etc.  For all pilots flying ultralight and light-sport aircraft, weight-shift control trikes, powered parachutes, plus the foot launched ultralights such as hang gliders, paragliders and powered paragliders.
  • Aileron Nation  An Internet community for the fixed-wing pilot and designed by pilots, for pilots.  Communicate with other pilots, instructors, and aviation enthusiasts.  Online message board, aviation merchandise, events, news.
  • Air Pix Aviation Photos  An online site for photo business cards for pilots.  Featured aircraft are mostly airlines, but Air Pix has a deep enough collection to say that they serve any pilot of any airplane. Customers are welcome to submit their own photos as well.
  • Airline Pilot Central  This site for airline pilots provides information on over 100 North American airlines, career preparation assistance, downloads, pay comparison charts, and a very active U.S. airline pilot forum.
  • Airplane Noise  A web site dedicated to making an airplane purchase simple.  Learn about the aircraft purchase steps through reports, links to resources and experts, and TeleClasses.
  • The Airport Authority  An online General Aviation community of FBO's and businesses dedicated to providing information about about general aviation, airport FBOs, services, and entertainment.
  • Answers for Pilots  A website where pilots can ask and answer each others aviation trended questions.  Their goal is to portray accurate aviation information on a variety of trade topics.  They present a wealth of information in a user oriented manner that focuses on what you, as a visitor are interested in.  The aviation blog covers current aviation events and hot topics.
  • Ask a CFI  A blog and forum by a flight instructor where you can ask your flight training and aviation questions.  He's there to help student and licensed pilots find information and answers to questions and problems they might have.  There is a lot of interesting and useful information to be found here.
  • Atlas Aviation  A site created by pilots for pilots (novice to professional) and providing a variety of aviation information: feature articles, featured airports, flight planning resources, aviation library, databases, accidents, message board, training information.
  • Avcard  An aviation credit card providing contract fuel and ground services to its cardholders and the U.S. government.
  • Aviation Blog by PilotWorkshops  Offering tips, videos, interviews with PilotWorkshops panel of aviation experts.
  • AviationLogs.com  An online community for pilots that offers a free online logbook, Jeppesen and ASA logbooks, a free flying forum, and low cost pilot supplies.
  • Aviation Philippines  Discussing all aspects of aviation in the Philippines: FBO, PPL training, ultra lights, RC modeling, parasailing, history articles, and flight simulation.  This web site is a general information site with an eclectic mix of topical articles on many aspects of aviation in the Philippines.
  • aviation stories.net  True stories from pilots around the world.  If you love flying, write about it!  Had a close call?  Let others hear about it in 'I Learned about flying from that.'  Stories are uploaded in pdf format for easy printing and reading.  All stories are approved before inclusion.
  • Aviation Watch South Africa  A communications network for general aviation in South Africa so that announcements of proposed changes can be circulated amongst interested parties promptly.
  • Aviator's Guide  An aviation magazine for the whole family to enjoy.  For people who use their airplanes to travel and enjoy life.
  • BoredPilot.com  Pilots can search airports for activities like food, sports, culture, and other things to keep them busy on overnights and layovers.  Pilots can post activities to let others know what you found.  This free service was created by a corporate pilot.
  • Caravan Pilots and Mechanics  A comprehensive clearinghouse for pilots, operators, and mechanics of the Cessna Caravan C208.
  • Earthrounders  A registry of pilots who have flown around the world in light aircraft (maximum weight 7000 kg).  It records the pilots and their aircraft in chronological order, and aims to inspire others who have similar flying dreams.
  • FlightMemory  Keep track of where you have flown and then easily produce maps showing your flight routes.  Track your total time in the air, distance flown, and even keep track of aircraft types and airlines.  Maintain a logbook of your personal flights in real time.
  • Flightstory.net - The International Aviation Story Database  Pilots, flight attendants, crew members, ground staff, technical staff, ATC radio listeners, frequent flyers, or any flyer can post interesting aviation stories and ATC logs in this large aviation story database.  It's free and no registration is required.
  • Flyingdatabase.com  Providing pilots with "up-to-date and accurate aviation data and materials in a timely and efficient manner."  They monitor current FAA reports, FAA databases, and other resources daily for critical airport-specific informational changes.  Then they update the affected A.I.R. file and disseminate it back into the A.I.R. file system which is available for immediate customer download.
  • FromTheFlightdeck.Com  Aviation stories from user submissions to the forums, aviation jokes, pictorials, and more.
  • FullFlap.TV  All levels of interest are catered for with a TV show (released every three weeks), an online magazine, and a radio show.  Join them as they travel the world in search of the answers that will help pilots and enthusiasts enjoy aviation at a new level.
  • Fun Florida Flying magazine  All about Florida aviation, planes, and pilots.  The best Fly-In's, getaways, and airport communities.  Kit planes for sale, flight schools, and more.
  • genebenson.com  This is a general aviation site with everything from safety information, career advice, to recipes.
  • GoAirplane.com  A General Aviation portal site with mail lists, aviation news, aircraft scheduler, airport locator, airshows and events, a maintenance tracker, classifieds, weather, AD search, and other useful GA tools.  FAA regs are indexed into a fast search engine.  Overall, a great and useful collection of GA resources.
  • How It Flies  A sort of Wikipedia for airplanes.  At this site, anybody can can add or edit information about any aircraft.  That includes specs, opinions, photos, videos, or anything relevant to an airplane.  The goal is to give pilots not only the numbers, but information from other pilots on what it's like to actually fly a particular aircraft.
  • iPlane.org  A website for pilots around the world.  Upload your photos, use the forum and the online logbook, see the latest news, find software, use an online e-logbook.
  • JetFuelPrice.com  Search for the cheapest Jet A or jet fuel by Airport Code or Zip Code, and display the airports with fuel prices within 50 miles on a map with driving directions if wanted.  Sortable with Approaches and Length.
  • Learning To Fly  A website dedicated to providing valuable information to aspiring pilots as well as seasoned veterans of the air.  Includes such topics as how to choose the right flight school/instructor, history of flight, aviation weather, aviation jobs, pilot supplies, pictures of airplanes.
  • Mountain Flying, LLC  Tips about making mountain flying a safe and pleasurable endeavor.
  • No Plane No Gain  This is a joint effort of the National Business Aviation Association and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association, seeking to "educate the public on the importance of business aviation to our country and its communities, companies, and citizens.  In the United States, business aviation generates well over a million jobs, provides a lifeline to communities with little or no commercial airline service, helps thousands of businesses of all sizes to be more productive and efficient, and provides emergency and humanitarian services to people in need."
  • NZAviation.com  This is an online industry resource and community where pilots and wannabe pilots can find information about aviation in New Zealand.  The site includes sourced news items from around the world using a news spider engine developed just for this website, as well as some news items submitted by members and other syndication providers.  Also, airport information, events, classifieds, and videos.
  • OziPilots Online  A website for all Australian pilots with an aviation directory (yellow pages), classified ads, discussion forums and much more.
  • Pennula.de  A site for private pilots from Germany.  Live airport webcams, real flight videos and photos from Germany, Austria and Suisse.
  • Pilot Mentor Network  An online network of professional pilot mentors who help aspiring professional pilots achieve their goals in aviation by answering questions, writing articles, editorials, columns and, most importantly, through exclusive personal mentoring.
  • Pilot Outlook.com  This resource for aviators provides information on pilot training, flying clubs, and airports.  Find flying schools and instructors, browse through aircraft by manufacturer and model, look through over 22,000 United States airports, learn about different pilot licenses and their costs, browse a large directory of U.S. flying clubs.
  • PilotPointer.com  An interest server directed at pilots: news, weather, flight planning, jobs, events, media, databases, supplies, aircraft, airlines, airports, FBOs, destinations, glossaries, organizations, regulations.
  • Pilot Portal USA - Information for the American Aviator  Provides useful information for the American pilot: weather briefings, flight schools within the USA, an aviation directory, and aviation news.
  • PilotReport.com  Feature your aircraft with its own personalized pilot report.  Use it as a sales tool, or just to show it off.
  • Private Pilot Insider  A blog for general and private pilots with reviews, news, flying stories, photo and video gallery, and more.
  • Professional Pilots Rumour Network  Forums and bulletin board for professional pilots and those who are considering a career as a pilot.  Air traffic controllers, engineers, cabin crew, operations, crewing and rostering staff are also welcome.
  • Proviation  An online flying club for the UK and Europe, featuring product reviews, training resources, aircraft sales, and a pilot shop.
  • Recreational Flying  A leading Australian recreational flying website and discussion forum.  Includes a large online group of recreational aviators plus free flight planner, Google Earth airstrips, comprehensive weather page, photo gallery, video chat room and much more.
  • Recreational Pilots & Ultralight Aviation  A site dedicated to enthusiasts of recreational flying and ultralight aviation in Australia.  It includes the latest Australian aviation news, photo galleries, flight reviews, flying articles and stories, ultralights for sale, pilot's gift shop, and loads more.
  • Runway 34  A group of pilots and flight enthusiasts from the Penticton area interested in establishing an Internet community where pilots get information about weather, upcoming events, and share flying stories and pictures.
  • RunwayFinder  A resource that allows pilots to see the layout of the runways, taxiways, and buildings (depending on the quality of the satellite images) before arriving at the airport.  Built on Google Maps.
  • ShortFinal.tv  This aircraft and pilot site offers posts plane reviews and great aviation videos.  Videos and blogs from Hilton Mundy, behind-the-scenes info from the aircraft reviews.
  • The Sky Gypsies  1920's style aviation with 21st century technology in weight shift control light sport aircraft.
  • Sm@rtCockpit.com  A pilot resource site where you can review your B767 and B737 systems before an interview or simulator session, review OPS topics (windshear, V1, aerodynamics, North Atlantic Ops, etc.) check weather information (METARS, TAFs, etc.) share the safety topics with your colleagues check aviation news.
  • Taildraggers, Inc.  Aero-content for pilots and enthusiasts: airplanes, people, places, and websites.  Taildraggers, biplanes, vintage, antique, aerobatics, bush flying, homebuilts, LSA's, videos, photos, and great people.
  • Test Pilot Stuff Test pilot information and links.
  • Threshold Aviation Aviation hobby supplies and pilot supplies.
  • Unicom  A great blog with news, rumours, opinions, experiences and more from the world of general aviation.
  • USaviation.com - America's Aviation Headquarters  Offering an interactive community for pilots and aviation enthusiasts that includes, daily news, employment postings, forums, classifieds, online store, aircraft sales, links and a business directory.
  • US Pilot Financial Association  The USPFA helps professional pilots and their families reach financial independence and security - regardless of the airline you fly for or the union that represents you.  They try to be an objective source for information, tools, checklists, downloads and articles to help you: reach financial independence and security sooner, eliminate potential dangers that threaten your financial security, give you strategies to capture your best opportunities, and leverage your strengths and abilities to reach your financial goals.
  • Virtual Flight Surgeons, Inc.  Confidential aeromedical certification information and assistance by physicians specializing in aerospace medicine.  Large number of free info pages and links to aviation and aeromedical sites.

Sites for Disabled Pilots

  • Able Flight  Created by pilots with a mission to offer people with disabilities a unique way to challenge themselves through flight training and gain greater self-confidence and self-reliance.
  • Aerobility  A registered charity founded in 1993 offering disabled people the opportunity to fly an aeroplane.  Aerobility is a User Led Organisation ("ULO") and is largely run by disabled aviators, for disabled people.
  • The Deaf Pilots Association  Deaf and hard of hearing people have flown airplanes solo in the United States, Canada and some other countries.  Learn how they won their wings without having to use the radio or join them as a member.
  • Flightability  The "Get Out Of That Wheelchair And Into The Air Program" is a non-profit program introducing disabled people to ultra-light aviation.  This site has a list of disabled aviators with contact information and links.
  • International Wheelchair Aviators  A Worldwide Organization of Disabled and Able Bodied Pilots.
  • Philly Sport Pilot, LLC  A flight training business with a goal to provide fun, safe, and affordable flight training for everyone.  They are based just outside of Philadelphia at Wing's Field (KLOM) and specialize in disabled pilot training and sport pilot training.

Pilot Blogs and Personal Pages

  • 19 going 1900 feet...  This is where a young female pilot blogs about her journeys through flying.
  • A la Cabina!  Diario de un estudiante Piloto en su camino hasta la aerolinea.
  • Abeam the Flying Dream  A website from a Belgian private pilot sharing his experiences about flying in Europe, USA, Asia, and Australia.
  • The Adventures of Buzz Barnstormer  Enjoy this pilot's fascination of flight, from stick and rudder seat-of-your-pants hair raising flying, to FL350.
  • The Adventures of Cap'n Aux  A celebration of flight and regaling tales of world travel by major airline captain, Cap'n Aux: blogs, pics, vids, and links to other cool aviation blogs and sites.
  • Air Prayer  This RV-4 flyer combines his love of serving God and his love of aviation in this blog.
  • Airplane Flying Pilot  Aviation blog geared towards the prospective, student, sport, and private pilots that fly or want to fly for the fun of it.  The main focus is on flying as a hobby.
  • Airport Free Rides  A personal blog documenting a project to visit every airport in Montana that has a state funded courtesy car.  They review the Courtesy Car and rate the airport, and give approach and aviation advise to visitors. ; Local restaurants and night spots mentioned as well when applicable.
  • All Things Aviation blog  Each day an article is published relating to general aviation subjects of interest to the author, an ATP pilot with a long career in aviation spanning all aspects of aviation: private flying, flight instruction, charter, corporate aviation, and aviation insurance.
  • Altitude9  Original Music by John De Groot, a pilot, an avid ice hockey player, a Wall Street technician, and a piano player.  John's primary inspirations for music come from flying the Northeast corridor.  The fantastic skyline of New York City, the rolling hills of Pennsylvania, the New England coastline brushing the Atlantic, and the ever-changing seasons found there, all come together where John's music takes on a unique personality rarely found in the fast-paced world of today.
  • Arizona Keough  This really interesting blog is authored by a pilot who is an aviation marketing and public relations consultant, and who also writes for some aviation and warbird websites.  He's active with social networks and you can find him on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace.
  • Around the Pattern Aviation Blog  Even after 40 years in aviation, this guy learns something every time he flies.  A retired military pilot who flies for pleasure and professionally, he has around 10,000 hours of flight time.
  • The Aspiring Pilot  A blog to follow the author's steady return to aviation after a 5+ year hiatus and pursuit of his instructor ratings.
  • Aus Flier  The blog of an Australian pilot "who spends too much time on the ground."  You'll find lots of great photographs on this web page.
  • Aviate, Navigate, Communicate  An aviator's blog by a PPL holder from the UK.
  • AviationChatter.com  An online flight training resource with insights and lessons learned with student pilots and up.  While the target audience is private pilots with and without instrument ratings, students, aviation enthusiasts, and professional flyers will enjoy this site.
  • Aviation Solutions  A corporate aviation, aviation safety, business jet, and helicopter blog by an experienced airline Captain.
  • BLOG - Capt. Anup Murthy  By a commercial pilot and who has been a consultant in aviation management and travelled around the world.
  • Blue Side Up  This site explores General Aviation and just about anything related to flying.
  • Born without Wings, but destined to fly  A blog discussing news on General Aviation and Flight Training, and following Waner Del Rosario on his training journey.
  • Boxav8r.net  "Aviation, Safety, Technology, Travel FAR's & Humor" from PilotPete in this blog and podcast for aviation professionals and aviation enthusiasts.
  • Clear of Cloud  A blog by the pilot of a recently purchased general aviation airplane.
  • Contract pilot tales  The blog of a contract pilot with pictures of Atlantic ferry flights and more.
  • Crossing the Sky  The continuing journey of a regional airline Captain as he travels across the sky, away from the comforts of home and family, and into adventure, challenges, and sometimes hardship.
  • Danís Pilot Times  The personal blog of a student (now private pilot) earning his private pilot's license.  General rantings about general aviation.
  • Dave's (mostly flying) blog  Flying photos and stories by a long time Alaska private pilot.
  • David Allen, the most underutilized guy in aviation social media  This site is the aviation social media resume and headquarters for everything David Allen does for aviation and aerospace.  Through tweeting, blogging, podcasting, and live streaming video, David engages the audience on a personal level, letting his passion and child-like enthusiasm really shine through.
  • David Cenciotti’s weblog  It may be "the most visited Italian Aviation Blog" but it's in English and a good read.  Written by a private pilot, and former 2nd Lt. of the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force, ItAF), and a journalist writing since 1996 for major aviation magazines.  This blog is a place to talk about military aviation, flying, photography and much more.
  • Decision Height  The blog of author, writer, and United Airlines 767 pilot Alan Cockrell.  Follow along and get a great view of life flying for a major airline.
  • Desert Pilot - A Little Bit of Flying with Trevor  A blog and podcast about flying experiences around the great State of Arizona and beyond.  Pictures and cockpit audio from flights taken in Arizona.
  • Diary of a Private Pilot  Personal aviation stories and news worth sharing are blogged by this Private Pilot seeking his Commercial Pilot certificate.
  • The Digital Aviator  Another view from the flight deck.  News and comment on the airline world orientated towards pilots and those aspiring.  Some career guidance being developed.
  • ExpertAviator.com  A website with aviation news, commentary, product reviews, and advice on learning to fly.  By a flight instructor and airline Captain.
  • Flight To Success - An Aviator's journey continues...  Blogging to inspire new pilots, share the love of aviation, and navigate our profession to a promising future.  By an author, airline pilot, mother, grandmother, wife, student, daughter, sister, friend, gardener, cook, artist, tri dosha who loves dark chocolate and deep red wine.
  • FlyCRJ  This blog is dedicated to informing people on how to become general aviation pilots and professional pilots and what it is like to fly for a regional airline.  It also teaches people and professional pilots on the CRJ200.
  • Fly Patch Fly  Day by day towards a Private Pilots Certificate.  Also includes tips and advice for all general aviation pilots.
  • Fly to your Dreams  This professional game developer decided to become a pilot when he was twelve, and now, sixteen years later, he's finally making that dream come true.  This blog chronicles his pilot training, and where that takes him in the future.
  • The flying adventures of an Aussie pilot  "An IT geek by day, something else by mid-afternoon. Blogging the chronicles of my aviation life."
  • The Flying Cook  Journey with a private pilot through the mid west and explore general aviation airports and FBO's.
  • TheFlyingCurmudgeon  A blog by commercial airline pilot and a retired naval officer who was a journalist in college.  Now an aspiring screenwriter and novelist, the author dedicates this blog "to all of those Frequent Fliers out there who are sick of being treated like Road Kill of the Skies and have been looking for a place to vent."
  • Flying Warbirds  News and general natter about Warbirds, General Aviation, and flying In Australia.
  • Geek in the cockpit  Following the day to day life of a regional airline pilot.
  • General Aviation Flight Training  This blog provides the information you need to know about general aviation, flight training, flight school, flying, pilot, airplanes, aircraft and commercial aviation.
  • Golf Hotel Whiskey  The free online magazine and airport guide for pilots.
  • The Hangar  A great and active blog with "observations, innovations, and conversation about general aviation."
  • www.hebels.nl/flights  Nice homepage of a Dutch private pilot containing pictures and movies from his trips.
  • Helpmefly.ca Blog  This private pilot hopes to get his commercial license and blogs about his learning experiences.
  • The House of Rapp  A California-based CFI writes about aerobatics, tailwheel, glass panel, formation, and warbird flying.
  • How much airport expansion can we handle? Plus more..  The blog of an ex-airport employee and aviation enthusiast, originally from New Zealand but now living in England.  He looks to return to Sydney, Australia to finish a pilot's license or complete a Recreational Sports Pilot Certificate.
  • The Iconoclastic Aviators Blog  Coverage of a wide range of aviation issues, facts, happenings, and images plus an opinion or two by iconoclastic pilots.
  • InfoAvion  This nicely done Spanish language blog covers news about Light Sport, ultralight, and experimental aircrafts.
  • Information Echo  This active (and long time) blog chronicales the experiences of a pilot.  (Formerly "Pilots Licence 101")
  • JetHead  All things airline pilot related, plus photos and cartoons by a 24+ year American Airlines pilot.
  • Jetwhine  This very good blog offers "aviation buzz and bold opinion." By a former airline and corporate pilot who is now a CFI, author, professional speaker, and consultant to airports and aviation businesses.
  • Joe Clark  Blogs about flying, writing, publishing, and life in general.  Educational aviation, suitable for students through ATP.  Also, information for would-be writers from this assistant professor at Embry-Riddle.  CFI, II, MEI, former Naval Aviator, taildragger pilot.
  • Jonathan Strickland  An aviation record setter and 18 year old pilot who holds six world records in aviation.  He is currently preparing to become the youngest pilot to fly around the World.  For more details and to support him, please visit his web site.
  • The Joy of Aviation  A Private Pilot's journal: a conversation with friends, interviews, PIREPS, and lots of GA photos.  Join the discussion!
  • Letters from Flyover Country  This blog is a collection random musings on the state of general aviation and some of the interesting stories that abound among pilots.  By a pilot and builder of a Van's Aircraft RV-7A.
  • Light Flight  A blog that combines a love of photography with a fascination for flying low and slow in ultralight and light-sport aircraft.  An interesting and informed read.
  • mikeflyte.com  A commercial pilot who also happpens to wrestle for the WXW, and has his sights set on WWE.
  • Max Trescott on General Aviation  Max is passionate about preserving and growing general aviation in the U.S., he's an author and was named the "2008 National Certificated Flight Instructor of the Year."
  • NY Approach  It's all about flying, by three friends who are aviation enthusiasts: a pilot rated IFR, CGI (Advanced and Instrument), and Single-Engine Commercial; a beginner starting training for his license, and a permanent student pilot.  They use this forum to share useful and entertaining information about aviation in general and flying in particular.
  • Operation Safe Flight  A pilot's pointers to keep you flying safely.
  • Owen Zupp  An Australian-based author, commercial airline pilot, and keynote speaker with a great aviation website and blog.
  • Pilot One's Weblog  A blog for private pilots, aviation enthusiasts, and pilots restoring airplanes.  Aviation photos, aviation news and people who just love flying.  By a private pilot who has owned and restored several vintage aircraft, and had been an aviation instrument designer for 45 years (gyros, vacuum pumps, and engine instruments).
  • The Pilots Nest  General Aviation, flight illusions, discussions.
  • Piston Engine Princess  Celebrating floatplanes and what they mean to pilot's and airplane enthusiasts, throught photos, stories, and comments.
  • Planeology - About the thrill of Flying  The blog of an airline brat who wasted time, and is finally getting his pilot's license.
  • Prozac Pilot - Pilots With Depression - Pilots on Antidepressants  By a charter pilot and CFI grounded for medical reasons.  This blog focuses on pilots and depression, and other aviation topics.  This ATP rated pilot was flying a light jet on a Part 135 charter certificate when he and his wife made the decision for him to go on antidepressants.
  • Round The World Flight  Flying around the world in a Beech Bonanza: two guys, one Bonanza, 20 odd countries and 35 days.  Read about the planning and the flight.
  • Rudis Flying Page  A personal page in German about gliding, vintage gliding, helicopters, and fixed wing.
  • Runway One Two  The log of a pilot's adventures exploring the skies of the Southern California and beyond, with a new private pilots license and the Cessna 172 Skyhawk.  Reports on airports and burger runs across Southern California and the Southwest from a GA perspective.
  • Soar with Birds  This site by an RV-6A kitplane builder is about flying: realizing the dream and flying experiences.
  • Steve's Aviation [B]Log  An aviation blog with funny stories, product reviews, and answers to questions by an instrument rated pilot aith an A & P certificate who is also a Search and Rescue / Disaster Relief pilot with the Civil Air Patrol.
  • Student Pilot Journal  General Aviation pilots (or pilot wannabe's) will enjoy these frequent video podcasts by Greg Summers.  They represent "a podcast journal in the life of a student pilot" and contain lots of good video straight from the cockpit.  You can't get much closer to the action than this!
  • Sulako's Blog  Sully is a Captain on a corporate jet for a medium-sized company.  He loves Lisa.  He shaves his head because he's going bald.  The little man in his head tells him to say things that get him in trouble all the time.  He wants a cat.  He writes a very good blog.  Read it.
  • The process of becoming me  Life above the clouds, and on the ground: a holistic picture of a pilot in training, balancing the demands of a full time job, a wife and children, and flight training (currently Instrument training).
  • There and Back  A site about aviation past and present by published aviation author Owen Zupp.  Follow Owen as he flies around Australia to raise funds for charity.
  • TJ's Flying Adventures  The personal aviation blog of an instrumented rated private pilot who owns a Cirrus SR22.
  • Views From the Left Seat  This pilot for a large air carrier flies an MD-80 over North America.  His blog describes things going on in the airline world and his posts contain many good photos of the cities, landscapes, airplanes, airports, and other things of interest he encounters.  "Ride along in the cockpit!"
  • WaterScapes - A Sea Plane's Voyage  Many adventures, small mishaps and funny ordeals confront Marga and Martin on their expedition to the artic and far north of Europe in N206MX - a Cessna 206 Seaplane.
  • West Coast Flying Adventures  Pursuit of outdoor adventure using a Cessna 210 loaded with climbing, biking and camping equipment - and a camera.
  • Why2Fly  Flight instructor "mentor" tips, airplane and product reviews, "Flyosophy" (the philosophy in flight), and "LogBlog" stories from the logbook.  The author shares aerial photography expertise, as well as single, multi-engine, and glider flying and training tips,  Cool places to fly and interesting airplanes to pilot.
  • Window In The Skies  Unterwegs mit einem SWISS-Airbuspiloten.  Blog (in German) of a Swiss Airbuspilot.
  • Winging It  The rambling journal of a middle-aged student pilot.
  • Zero to hero in the UK  A Hungarian guy shares his experience of how hard it was to become a commercial pilot in a different country, starting off with a pound in his pocket and working as a waiter.

Blogs by Partners and Spouses of Pilots

  • Marriage with altitude  A British woman married to a commercial pilot blogs about their our life, what she thinks about the industry, and how they cope with its unique ups and downs.
  • Partner of a Pilot  This blogger lives with her boyfriend (a commerial airline pilot), a daughter, and two sons.  She writes this story of her life to keep sane, and along the way provides us with interesting aviation posts.  (OK, not a blog by a pilot, but close enough!)