Chapter 22 Rockford, IL

Hanger at Cottonwood Airport

Pilot Resources

Pilot Resources Listen to live ATC from all over the world Planning tool; charts, airports, approaches, gas price, etc. check out the webinars Sign up for email alert for TFRs and training activities This has replaced DUATs and the is an official weather briefing (FAA is promoting this over calling) METARS, TAFs, Prog Charts (NOAA weather) great training resource. Free videos on VFR and IFR (under Pilot resources look for “Free Training Workshops”)

APPS for phone and tablets

Avia weather – load the airports your want for METARs and TAFs

Weather Underground – Cottonwood station “KILROCKF54”

MyRadar- one of the best radar apps for weather

FlyQ Pocket – Free version for weather, airports (frequencies, runways, traffic pattern, etc)

Avare-Free GPS moving map including VFR, IFR Charts and approaches (Android only)


Aviation New Talk – General aviation news and safety

The Green Dot – EAA’s podcast

Airplane Geeks – Commercial, military and general avaiation news

Airline Pilot Guy – view from airline pilots

Stuck Mic Avcast – Flight instruction

The Finer Points – Flight instruction

Why we Fly – General Aviation life style and ideas for flights

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