Links to helpful sites
The Watsonville Fly-In and Airshow
Held every Labor Day weekend, and is the longest-running aviation event on the Central coast.
Ocean Air Flight Services
Flight training and aircraft rental, including Light Sport Aircraft at the Watsonville Airport.
Offers helicopter training at the Watsonville airport.
United Flight Services
Offers fixed wing aircraft and training at the Watsonville Airport
Get jet charter prices online from over 2000 private jets and aircraft. Private jet charter rates, empty legs & one-way flights, air charters worldwide.
An unofficial (planning only) database of aeronautical information on airports and navigational aids.
Provides free online NOAA Sectional Charts.
Aviation @ Landings.Com
A wealth of aviation information from aerobatics to aircraft sales to weather. A great site. Also containes databases of tail numbers, NTSB reports, etc.
Federal Aviation Administration
The FAA homepage. Check out their technical center.
This is where most pilots go to buy their aviation books and supplies, from student pilot up through ATP.
Flight-History is dedicated to capturing aviation history. The archives feature a growing collection of photographs, stories and aircraft specifications.
FAA Written Test Preparation Page for the Private Pilot and Instrument Written Exam
Just as good as any of the commercial test-prep software, and it’s FREE!
And…no aviation page can be complete without a link to the NASA homepage.
NASA Virtual Skies Site
Also check this out. Good for beginning pilots and a nice refresher for the more experienced.
Los Médicos Voladores – The Flying Doctors
A great organization of pilots, doctors, medical assistants and just great people who volunteer to offer medical services in Mexico. If you’re interested in using aviation to help people, this is a great way to do it!
Angel Flight links volunteer private pilots with people in need whose health care problems require long distance travel to and from medical facilities. Some pilots own their own airplanes and others are renters. Most fly 4-seaters and have only their private or instrument tickets.
Aviation Converters and Calculators
A large collection of helpful information.
Online flight planner using Google Maps.
A site that has some general information on getting started with helicopter flight training.