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Aviation Resources

ABI Inform Proquest - Business
Academic Search Complete - Ebsco
Applied Science & Technology Source - NEW
Engineering Village Referex
Humanities International Complete
Humanities Source - NEW
Lexis-Nexis
Newspaper Source Plus
New York Times Historical 1851-2008
NY Times 1980-present
Proquest - All Databases
Proquest Newspapers
Science Direct
The Wall Street Journal (via Proquest)

Websites - Open Access

  • Airliners.net
    http://www.airliners.net/
    This site has over 140,000 photos of airliners online.

  • The Aviation Home Page
    http://www.avhome.com/
    This searchable site contains information about the industry, education, clubs, companies, and more. Also see their art section for hundreds of pictures, or email an aviation greeting card to a friend.

  • Aviation Week
    http://aviationweek.com/
    This magazine contains selected full articles as well as sections on: Commercial Aviation, Business Aviation, Defense, and Space.

  • Global Air
    http://www.globalair.com/default.asp
    Find airports, airlines, pilot services, flight schools, maintenance companies, weather links, and a bookstore.

  • Jane's Airport Review
    http://www.ihs.com/products/janes/transport/airport-review.aspx
    Contains selected free articles, but most are only available to subscribers.

  • Landings
    http://www.landings.com/
    They call themselves the "Busiest Aviation Hub in Cyberspace." Lots of recent news articles, links to suppliers, weather resources, and topics like aerobatics, hang-gliding, and hot air balloons.

  • NTSB
  • http://www.ntsb.govThe NTSB is an independent Federal agency charged by Congress with investigating every civil aviation accident in the U.S. and significant accidents in other modes of transportation-railroad, highway, marine and pipeline.

    NTSB Accident Database
    http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/ The NTSB aviation accident database contains information from 1962 and later about civil aviation accidents and selected incidents within the United States, its territories and possessions, and in international waters.

Government Websites

  • Bureau of Transportation Statistics, US DOT
    http://www.bts.gov/
    The goal of the BTS is "to improve the knowledge base for public decision making, and to improve public awareness of the nation's transportation system and its consequences." Contains airline information, GIS, and links to databases and the National Transportation Library. Search TRISOnline, which contains more than 400,000 records of published transportation research, or read the full text of the Journal of Transportation and Statistics.

  • The Code of Federal Regulations-CFR
    http://www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr/index.html
    Search or Browse through the Federal Regulations, including aviation. Title 14 is Aeronautics and Space, and Title 49 is Transportation.

  • US Department of Transportation
    http://www.dot.gov/
    The US DOT is comprised of elev en individual operating administrations, including the FAA. Their website contains information about legislation, dockets, DOT Regulations, and much more.

  • FAA-Federal Aviation Administration
    http://www.faa.gov/
    See the links to FAA Organizations for Accident Investigations, Aviation Medicine, and more. See also the Air Traffic Publications Library. See also NOTAMs online, and Advisory Circulars

    FAA - Airport Compliance - http://www.faa.gov/airports/airport_compliance/  Links to documents about airport design, safety, compliance, environmental issues, etc.


  • NASA
    http://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/home/index.html
    Everything you ne ed to know about NASA, including links to projects, missions, technology, launch schedules, and great resources for kids.

  • NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
    http://www.msfc.nasa.gov/
    Nifty graphics, (no text-only version). As their front page claims, they are "Bringing space to people."

  • NTSB National Transportation Safety Board
    http://www.ntsb.gov/
    The Aviation link brings you to accident synopses, major investigations, statistics, publications, and schedules of public hearings on major investigations, among other topics. See also their Aviation Accident/Incident Database (under databases), as part of The National Aviation Safety Data Analysis Center the official repository of aviation accident data and causal factors covering 1983-present.

  • US Air Force
    http://www.af.mil/
    Contains links to news, career information, and an online library with many full text documents and articles.

Associations

  • Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA)
    http://www.asma.org
    This site contains an aerospace medicine slide show, abstracts of meetings, and organizational information.

  • Air League (London)
    http://www.airleague.co.uk
    News and informatin promoting the cause of British aviation.

  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
    http://www.aopa.org
    More than one-half the FAA-licensed pilots in the U.S. are members of AOPA.

  • AirportNet-American Association of Airport Executives
    http://www.aaae.org/
    Covers topics such as regulations, environment, and training. Also links to Airport Magazine, and The International Association of Airport Executives.

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
    http://www.aiaa.org/
    This organization provides links to publications, events, and membership information.

  • International Aviation Womens Association
    http://www.iawa.org/
    International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA) brings together women of achievement in the aviation industry and promotes their advancement internationally through the establishment of a worldwide network of aviation professional contacts.

  • National Association of Flight Instructors
    http://www.nafinet.org/
    NAFI is dedicated exclusively to "raising and maintaining the professional standing of the flight instructor in the aviation community." This site lets you search for instructors or master instructors.

  • National Association of State Aviation Officials
    http://www.nasao.org/
    The states first established NASAO to ensure uniformity of safety measures, to standardize airport regulations and develop a truly national air transportation system responsive to local, state, and regional needs.

  • Tuskegee Airmen
    http://www.nps.gov/history/museum/exhibits/tuskegee/airoverview.htm
    Hosted by the National Park Service c2007.

    http://www.tuskegeeairmen.org/
    Hosted by Tuskegee Airmen c2006.

  • United States Pilots Association
    http://www.uspilots.org/
    "USPA is designed to serve as the liaison between state pilots' organizations and to establish a national forum for common concerns and issues in aviation."

  • Women In Aviation, International
    http://www.wai.org/
    "WIAI is a non-profit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women in all aviation career fields and interests/"

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