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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Learn-To-Fly Resources

Every year, new resources appear to help people who are interested in learning to fly. The Internet has become the best resource for gathering information about flight-training options. There's a wealth of free material available to anybody interested in aviation, just for the asking. Here, we list some of the most useful:

faa.gov/library/manuals/aviation/pilot_handbook/media/PHAK%20-%20Chapter%2001.pdf
The FAA put together an excellent introductory guide to learning to fly. It's actually the first chapter of the Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge and available for free download.

faa.gov/library/manuals/aviation/pilot_handbook/media/FAA-H-8083-25A.pdf
You can download the entire Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge for free here.

learntoflykit.com
Plane & Pilot magazine offers a free "Learn-To-Fly" kit and "Learn-To-Fly" issue.

sportpilot.org
Everything you need to know about the sport-pilot certificate is available from the EAA's official sport-pilot website.

aopa.org/letsgoflying/
AOPA offers an information-rich website with a lot of useful information, links and materials.

aopa.org/CAPComm/flyingclubs/flyingclubfinder
The industry's best flying club portal is also sponsored by AOPA, and it's free. Use it to find a flying club near you.

sportpilot.org/learn/reachforthesky.html
The EAA offers a useful and beautifully created e-book about learning to fly.

eaa.org/learntofly
The EAA has a dedicated website about flight training with a lot of videos and freebies.




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