1. R

    Washington DC Recommendations

    Hi All - Heading down to DC with the kids to explore a bit in about a month. Was looking at my options today and wanted some advice. I have been down around the SFRA and landed at W00 in the past. That was before my instrument rating, would probably just plan on filing IFR for this...
  2. H

    How long it took you to fly with your loved ones?

    Hi guys. Even if a PPL will legally allow you to carry passengers right after you get it, how long it took you to feel confident enough to bring your loved ones on board? Did you established a number of total hours or any other particular achievements while flying solo in order to take the decision?
  3. Jakey

    Flying with 2 GoPro MAX 360 Cameras

    First attempt at videoing our flight with 2 GoPro Max 360 Cameras.
  4. alexcr

    Opinions on using LAX?

    I'm curious what folks see as the pros and cons of using the FBOs at LAX, from both a flight standpoint and a passenger experience standpoint. Our outbound flights would be early morning departures (~6:30 AM) on Fridays and Saturdays, and our return flights would be late evening returns (~8:00...
  5. alexcr

    Questions about projecting de-icing/anti-icing costs (PC-12s, King Air 350s)

    I have a few questions related to projecting de-icing/anti-icing costs for Pilatus PC-12s and King Air 350s. I apologize if some of these are a bit basic... 1) I know de-icing/anti-icing is most commonly done shortly before takeoff, but is there ever a need for it at other times while the...
  6. alexcr

    Good resource for looking up airport operating hours?

    I'm trying to figure out the latest possible departure times for a number of different airports, and am not quite sure where to look. I thought AirNav might have this information, but I'm not finding it there, or perhaps am simply not looking in the right place. Thanks in advance for any...
  7. David Flynn

    Airport Information

    Finding basic airport information like runway length and elevation is pretty easy right? What if you want to find courtesy car availability or the favorite local restaurant? It's much more difficult to find! Hangaround makes it easy for airport community members to add ANY information that...
  8. David Flynn

    How YOU can grow your airport community:

    The romance of general aviation is fading among many pilots and enthusiasts. An ongoing airline pilot shortage, disinterest from the younger generation, a lack of real connection and communication between pilots, and the decrease in overall activity are just a few of the challenges general...
  9. David Flynn

    Airport community development

    Hey everyone, I am working on a platform called Hangaround that aims to help airports build and engage with their community. It allows you to join airport groups and participate in conversations pertaining to that airport. Airport information is open-source, so any airport member can add or edit...
  10. blurceo

    Dauphin Island Airport 4R9 Closed?

    I was looking at going down to Dauphin Island for a beach weekend. Noticed that the airport had some yellow Xs over the numbers? Does anyone know if its closed or not? It's still pulling up on the charts.
  11. X

    Towered vs non-towered airports for training

    hello all, i'm gonna to start my flight training with a school in florida ( with 0 to 250 hour cpl program ) but my school base airport is in non-towered airport ( Class E airspace 700 to 17,999 ft ) is that going to make any difference with my training quality or make any problem in future to...
  12. B

    Runway Analysis Chart

    Is anyone familiar with these performance charts in this PDF attachment? I understand it more or less, but I would like a blow by blow instruction on how to use it if possible, especially the landing performance chart.