Here are a bunch of useful Aviation links from the web. If you click on the alphabetically-arranged headings right below, that will send you down to each section:
Business & News
AINonline This site provides a monthly, online trade publication, International Aviation News, featuring news, articles, special reports, aircraft evaluations and surveys on business, commercial and regional aviation worldwide.
Airport Business This site targets professionals with articles, case studies, expert analysis, industry news and product information on managing airports, airport-based businesses, and corporate flight facilities in North America.
Aviation Week Find pictures, videos, blog posts, white papers and much more.
Florida Aviation Trades Association Look through this effective business resource regarding Florida aviation issues. Browse through the Florida Business Aviation Magazine an link to many industry websites.
SpaceNews.com News, videos, images, and information for pilots, others employees in the aviation field, and people with an interest in aviation.
Centennial of Flight Read up on the history of flight, have a look at multiple detailed timelines, watch really great videos (under Sights and Sounds at the very bottom of the page), and have a look at their extended list of additional aviation links.
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Check out the Collections and Research tabs.
Zeno’s Warbirds Check out the free WWII era pilot training films and documentaries.
Environmental Protection Agency The EPA plays an active roll in airport development as well as regulating airplane emmissions. Have a look at the Laws & Regulations page, or search for “aviation” for more information.
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) – “The largest, most influential aviation association in the world.”
Airport Cooperative Research Program – Read PDF versions of dozens of extensive research reports, all about how airports work.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics – Provides industry news, resources for students and educators, and more resources EU’s Aviation students may find helpful.
AV Web – Register for a free e-newsletter subscription to get updates on what’s happening in the aviation fields.
Aviation Reference Desk – Extensive database takes obscure FAA codes and acronyms and translates them to everyday language.
FlightAware Have a look at this live flight tracker and you’ll see just how much air traffic is in the sky at this very minute. Browse by airport, airline, and aircraft.
Thirty Thousand Feet – This aviation directory offers thousands of links to aviation web pages, aviation news, and other sources of commercial, military, and general aviation information.
United States Airports – Find comprehensive data about every airport in the U.S. This data includes instrument approach procedures in downloadable files.
Safety & Regulations
AirSafe.com This site profiles airline accidents, saftey issues, and other topics related to flying and passenger services.
AOPA Online – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s website for flight planning, aircraft ownership, and training & safety resources. Includes searchable archive of all AOPA publications and an online gallery.
Electronic Code of Federal Regulations Look at Titles 14 and 49 for regulations dealing with Aeronatics and Transportation.
Federal Aviation Administration The FAA’s website offers jobs, a library, news, statistics, regulations, airport and airplane information, and much much more!
National Air Traffic Controllers Association The top tabs are the most useful, leading to media, current issues, legislation, and safety. Click directly here for links to both ATC simulators and a link for listening to live ATC transmissions.
National Transportation Safety Board The aviation tab offers a database of searchable accidents, statistics, safety alerts, and more.
SKYbrary Reference wiki providing comprehensive aviation safety information.
Transportation Security Administration Have a look at the Resources tab as well as the What We Do tab for some great information.
NASA Have a look at everything aeronautical and space related at the official NASA website.
Airline Data and Statistics A comprehensive source for all sorts of aviation stats.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics This site offers a wealth of information ranging from air traffic stats, cuases of delays, employement stats, fuel cost and consumption information, and more.
Department of Transportation Look under Citizen Services to find an area for aviation.
Airman Knowledge Test Guides This FAA site provides PDF of a variety of test guides.
F.A. A Production Studios – Over 50 aviation videos accesible from the internet or your portable electronic device.