Links

Links

Flight Support


Flight planning

  • skyvector.com – website with worldwide navigation and weather info, and flight planning features
  • Autorouter – Europe-focused tool for generating valid IFR routes and filing flight plans
  • ICAO Flight Plan information – FAA site covering how to fill in the ICAO format flight plan.
  • FAA NOTAM look-up site – Best used for looking up airport NOTAMs worldwide.
  • AOPA.org – good information on international flight between the US and its neighbours (as well as trans-Atlantic trip planning)
  • airnav.com – detailed airport data for the USA
  • funplacestofly.com – destination finder for the USA

EFBs

  • SkyDemon – a VFR-focused EFB software, with great coverage of Europe as well as Turkey and some of Africa.
  • AvPlan – Australia and New Zealand focused EFB, also supports USA.
  • OzRunways – Australia and New Zealand focused EFB.
  • Garmin Pilot – EFB with a full selection of IFR and VFR information, and good international coverage.
  • Foreflight – Apple-only EFB with a full selection of IFR and VFR information, and good international coverage.

Weather

  • windy.tv – worldwide weather info including winds, cloud bases, precipitation
  • morrwx.com – TAFs and METARs delivered via Garmin InReach

Survival


Aircraft equipment and pilot supplies


Aviation discussion forums

  • Pilots of America – US-centric, and very active, flying forum.
  • Flyer Forums – UK based, UK & EU centric forum, mostly VFR kind of flying.
  • Beechtalk – Not just for Beech products, this is a hugely active and knowledgeable GA forum.
  • EuroGA – IFR-focused, EU themed forum, with a lot of international knowledge.
  • AvCanada – Not as active as the others, but with good Canada info.

Financial

  • Transferwise – low-fee, online service for transferring money internationally, also offering a low-fee multi-currency debit card.
  • Midpoint – low-fee, online service for transferring money internationally, with superb customer service.