Aviation’s Top Websites
In slightly more than a decade, the World Wide Web has gone from being a mere novelty to one of the most important tools available. Now, with a click of the mouse, pilots can access live weather, plan flights with previously unheard-of flexibilities, check fuel prices, find aircraft values, search databases, take virtual tours of museums and study volumes of hard-to-access aviation product information. In the proceeding pages, Plane & Pilot has assembled the best online sites for pilots who are searching for excellent resources on the Internet." />
Franklin Aircraft Engines: www.franklinengines.com
This site has information on its 220-hp performance conversion as well as a couple of other engine models.
Textron Lycoming: www.lycoming.textron.com
This engine-manufacturer leader showcases its plethora of new and rebuilt engines.
Pratt & Whitney: www.pratt-whitney.com
Learn all about Pratt & Whitney’s offerings in several sectors of the aviation industry.
Turbofans, turboprops and turboshafts from the world-renowned car maker.
Rotax Aircraft Engines: www.rotax-aircraft-engines.com
The official Website of everything Rotax, including non-certified two-stroke and four-stroke engines, and certified four-stroke engines.
Superior Air Parts: www.superiorairparts.com
Offers FAA-approved replacement parts for Continental and Lycoming aircraft engines as well as its new venture called the Vantage Engine.
Teledyne Continental Motors: www.tcmlink.com
Read about this supplier’s product offerings and services, including powerplants for manned and unmanned aircraft, new and rebuilt engines and airplane parts for GA aircraft.
Thielert Group: www.thielert.com
Makers of the Centurion 1.7 engine—all the way from Germany.
Includes information about its latest development, the SR 305-230 and a C-182 upgrade package.