Pilots of America

  1. News and Management

    Official forum business, news, announcements, and technical support take place in this category of forums.
    1. News

      Latest News from Pilots of America!
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    2. Site Feedback and Support

      Got a question about the site you can't find an answer for in the Help section? Post it here! Any technical assistance or feedback regarding the site is welcome in this forum.
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      Latest: Delete polls or remove choices? Jim K, May 28, 2022 at 7:11 PM
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  2. Controlled Airspace

    All forums within this category are Aviation Only forums. Topics posted here not dealing with Aviation in some way will be moved or deleted.
    1. Flight Following

      Got a general question to ask or aviation topic to discuss? Establish contact here!
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      Latest: 121.5 flyingron, May 29, 2022 at 6:13 AM
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    2. Pilot Training

      A conference for Pilots in Training and Flight Instructors to ask questions and get answers! Whether you are a new Student Pilot or an advanced commercial pilot training on a new aircraft, if you've got a training question, this is the place for you
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      Latest: Alternative to PlaneEnglish? Garavar, May 28, 2022 at 5:50 PM
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    3. Cleared for the Approach

      IFR Pilots and IFR Students will find topics of special interest to them here!
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    4. Maintenance Bay

      Looking for a good mechanic? Got a question about changing a landing light or installing a new radio? Any mechanical questions you've got, someone here probably has an answer for you!
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      Latest: Drill bit sharpener Snowmass, May 28, 2022 at 10:58 PM
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    5. Avionics and Upgrades

      This forum is for discussion about avionics and upgrades for your aircraft.
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      Latest: Used s-tec 20/30 install in a 172 kshaw, May 28, 2022 at 12:58 PM
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    6. Aerobatics

      Whether you're an aerobatic pilot or just interested in it, you can find all the loops, rolls, and other maneuvers inside!
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      Latest: Christen Eagle brcase, May 14, 2022
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    7. Cool Places to Fly

      Looking for a great $100 hamburger or overnight trip? Got a tale to tell about a recent fly in? Just think a particular airport is neat? Talk about it here!
      Latest: Flying into ECP Clip4, May 29, 2022 at 1:20 AM
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    8. Home Builders and Sport Pilots

      Got questions about building your own? Fly something a little lighter? Pop in here and see what your fellow enthusiasts are talking about.
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    9. Change to my Frequency...

      Discuss all things ATC. If you have a question on radio procedures, flight plans, routing, or anything else related to the folks on the terrestrial side of the radio, this is the place to discuss it!
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      Latest: Identify Ground Facility on Subsequent Calls? PaulS, May 27, 2022 at 4:47 AM
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    10. Aviation Mishaps

      A forum for discussion about aviation incidents and accidents. Please include the date location, and aircraft type in the title to avoid duplicate threads.
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  3. Confidential Subjects

    Forums in this category may be posted to anonymously to prevent identification of a poster. To post anonymously you must click Post Anonymously? when submitting your post. You may also log out and post as an unregistered guest.

    Pilots of America permits anonymous posting in the Medical Topics forum, as well as in the Lessons Learned forum, but ONLY when disclosing your OWN potential or existing medical condition, potential violation of FAA regulations, incident or accident in which you may have been involved. Posts made anonymously in response to such posts will be deleted unless the content of the response requires anonymity.
    1. Lessons Learned

      Got a flying story to tell about lessons you've learned from mistakes you've made or seen others make? You may post your story in confidence here. (Log out to post anonymously)

      Pilots of America permits anonymous posting in the Medical Topics forum, as well as in the Lessons Learned forum, but ONLY when disclosing your OWN potential or existing medical condition, potential violation of FAA regulations, incident or accident in which you may have been involved. Posts made anonymously in response to such posts will be deleted unless the content of the response requires anonymity.
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    2. Medical Topics

      Got a question about a medical issue? You may ask here anonymously (log out to do so) and ensure that only you know who posted the message.

      Pilots of America permits anonymous posting in the Medical Topics forum, as well as in the Lessons Learned forum, but ONLY when disclosing your OWN potential or existing medical condition, potential violation of FAA regulations, incident or accident in which you may have been involved. Posts made anonymously in response to such posts will be deleted unless the content of the response requires anonymity.
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      Latest: Flying glider after medical denial for anxiety kell490, May 29, 2022 at 12:22 AM
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  4. Pilot's Lounge

    Forums in this category are not necessarily aviation specific. These forums are our "Virtual Pilot's Lounge" where you can come in, chat, have a cup of (virtual) coffee and a (virtual) donut and talk about just about anything you like. :)
    1. Hangar Talk

      Open forum for discussion of any topic you like, aviation related or otherwise.

      Virtually all topics in this forum are permitted - so long as they are discussed in a civil manner.

      NOTE: Politics and religion and any other topic likely to become highly charged are not allowed, and threads may be deleted or closed if they start or trend, respectively, towards "spin" topics.
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      Latest: opportunity to work in Miami for AA Groundpounder, May 29, 2022 at 5:57 AM
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    2. Technical Corner

      Having a technical issue not directly related to the site? Post in this forum and be assured that computer geeks everywhere (well, at least those that visit these forums) will see your problem and try to help!
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      Latest: ForeFlight issue Terry M - 3CK (Chicago), May 28, 2022 at 2:51 AM
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    3. The Classifieds

      Got something to buy? Sell? Trade? You can post a note about it here and maybe make the bargain of the century!

      Non-aviation items for sale must have [NA] as the first words in the thread's title.

      As stated in the Rules of Conduct, please do not comment on the value of the goods offered, unless specifically requested by the original poster. A minimum of 50 posts is required to start a thread here.
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      Latest: Carbon propellers for Rotax meglin, May 29, 2022 at 3:59 AM
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