Other Resources

Airport/Flight Planning Resources

Planning your next trip? The following web sites provide detailed information about airport facilities, services and accomodations in the area. Click the web site link taken directly to the selected sites.

Virginia's Airports: Information database for Virgina airports with details concerning facilites, fuel availability and prices, location map, aerial photos, and local accomodations.

AirNav: Information database for United States airports similar format as above. Facilities description, fuel prices, accomodations and more.

SkyVector: SkyVector is a free online flight planner.

FAA Sectionals: FAA Provides georeferenced rasterized images of VFR charts to those who have a use for them.

Weather Resources

The following web sites provide detailed information and aviation weather briefing services for pilots. Click on the web site name to be linked directly to the selected service.

Aviation Digital Data Service: The Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) makes available to the aviation community digital and graphical analyses, forecasts and observations of meteorological variables. Developed as the data distribution component of the Aviation Gridded Forecast System ( AGFS), ADDS is a joint effort of NOAA Forecast Systems Laboratory (FSL), NCAR Research Applications Program (RAP), and the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Aviation Weather Center (AWC).

Accuweather: Free weather service offering a variety of aviation weather and flight planning services. Also good for quick local weather information searched by postal zip code.

NOAA Aviation Weather Center: Free weather service offering easy display of local weather data and local forecasts searched by postal zip code.

The Weather Channel Online: General weather services for the non-pilot. Good for a quick look at developing weather patterns for future travel plans

Flight Tracking Resources

FlightAware: Live Tracking Maps, Flight Status, and Airport Delays for airline flights, private/GA flights, and airports.

Kit Aircraft Manufacturer/Equipment Web Sites

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. Aircraft Spruce supplies components for a wide variety of homebuilt aircraft and discount pilot supplies.

Acrolite Bi-Plane Finalist in Aircraft Design Contest

Aerocomp Inc. Four-place composite construction Comp Monster

Aircraft Designs Inc. Martin Hollman's composite design Stallion.

American Hatz Association Plans built classic two-place biplane, Hatz CB1.

Aviat Aircraft Inc Home of the Husky and the Pitts and Eagle aerobatic biplanes.

Co-Z Development Cozy MK IV, scratchbuilt canard pusher design.

Eagle R&D Single place Helicopter called the Helicycle; turbine powered

Evans Aircraft 30 years of the Volksplane, VP-1.

Excalibur Aircraft Excalibur Ultralight Kits

Express Aircraft Express Millennium composite kit aircraft.

Griffon Aerospace Extensive information on the design and current status of the Lionheart, a modern derivative of the Staggerwing Beech.

Iniziative-Industriali-Italiane S.P.A Italian manufacturer of the Sky Arrow 2 place composite aircraft.

Kitfox Aircraft Kitfox Super Sport, Kitfox STi (STOL Inspired), Kitfox Speedster

Mosquito Helicopters Single seat helicopters with several models (XE, XET, XEL, etc.); gas & turbine powered

Murphy Aircraft Information on the company, aircraft, FAQ's and latest newsletter.

Neico Aviation Inc. Information on the entire line of Lancair aircraft.

Nemesis Air Race Team Aircraft Spruce sponsors this one of a kind championship composite aircraft.

Pazmany Aircraft Company Information on the PL-9 Stork, PL-2 and PL-4.

Quad City Ultralights Info on 4 models of Challenger ultralight aircraft

Quicksilver Manufacturing Over 25 years of tradition in Ultralights.

Rand Robinson Engineering KR Series of Aircraft

Rans Aircraft Numerous light aircraft including the S-16 Shekari.

Rotorway Inc. 2 seat Helicopter A600 Talon

Safari Helicopter Two place Safari 400 Helicopter; Lycoming Engine; also known as the "Baby Bell"

Sonex Ltd. Uniquely designed, inexpensive, scratch built, metal aircraft.

Stewart 51 Inc. Scaled down Chevy V-8 powered P-51 experimental aircraft.

Van's Aircraft RV's, RV's and more RV's

Velocity Inc. Official Velocity WWW site.

Vortech The smallest ultralight category helicopter ever developed.

Warner Aerocraft Company Space Walker and Revolution I and II aircraft.

Zenith Aircraft Co. Zodiac CH650, STOL CH701, STOL CH750 and CH750 CRUZER information.

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