Recommended CFIs and Flight Schools in the Hampton Roads, VA area

- Andy Johnson - www.lyonscreekaviation.com

- Curtis Eads Flight School - www.curtiseads.com

FAA Designated Pilot Examiners, Hampton Roads, VA area

- Mike Gwinn - oncourseaviationllc.com

- John Phelps - www.theretiredfed.com

 

FAA Regulations and Standards

-Federal Aviation Regulations for Certification of Pilots - FAR 61

-Federal Aviation Regulations for General Operating and Flight Ops - FAR 91

-Tailwheel Training - FAR 61.31(i)

-Military Comp - FAR 61.73

-Airman Certification Standards and Practical Test Standards -  www.faa.gov/training_testing/testing/test_standards

 

Pilot Supplies and Shopping

GreyCat Aviation is an Aircraft Spruce approved dealer.  Please contact us for any of your aircraft shopping needs.

-Aircraft Spruce - www.aircraftspruce.com

 

Study Resources

I highly recommend the FAA textbooks.  Not only are they the source material for the FAA written and practical exams, they are well written and easy to use...and free for download.  

 

-General Knowledge

-Aeronautical Information Manual

-FAA Manuals Online

-Sport, Private and Commercial

-Airplane Flying Handbook

-Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

-Instrument

-Instrument Flying Handbook

-Instrument Procedures Handbook

-Certified Flight Instructor

-Aviation Instructor's Handbook

-Airline Preparation

-Everything Explained for the Professional Pilot (not an FAA text, but a must have!)

 

Flight Planning

-Skyvector - www.skyvector.com

-AIRNAV - www.airnav.com

-NOAA Aviation Weather Service - www.aviationweather.gov

-Foreflight (iPad and iPhone app) - www.foreflight.com