Light Sport and Flight Reference Links

Flight Planning

NOAA Aviation Digital Data Services (Weather)

NOAA State Weather

CSC Duats

Lockheed Martin Flight Services

FAA Digital (Online) Airport/Facility Directory


FAA PIlot Web

FAA Graphical TFR's

Skyvector (Sectionals, TAC's)


FAA References

Federal Aviation Regulations

Aeronautical Information Manual

Airplane Flying Handbook

Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

FAA Charts User's Guide

Runway Signs

Runway Safety Simulator (FAA)"


Light Sport References

Do I go Private or Light Sport?

Andy Foster, CFI-S Seminar Presentation: Bird Strikes (PowerPoint Slideshow)

Andy Foster, CFI-S Seminar Presentation: Bird Strikes (PDF)

Power and Wing Loading of the CTSW vs Other G.A. Singles

Calculating CTSW Takeoff and Landing Performance (PDF)

SLSA Directory (PDF)

FAA Listing of Existing Models (Stndard Airworthiness Certificates) that fit LSA category

Light Sport Pilot Airman Knowledge Test Bank

Light Sport PIlot Airplane Sample Exam

Airman Knowledge Testing Supplement for Sport Pilot, Rcereational Pilot, Remote Pilot, and Private Pilot (FAA-CT-8080-2H):June 2018)

FAA Legal Office Response concerning LSA Maintenance Training

2017 SLSA Continued Operational Safety Report (Accident Statistics Study)

FAA Accepted ASTM Sandards (Light Sport)


Manufacturer References

Flight Design 2006 CTSW Pilot's Operating Handbook

Garmin 496 Owner's Manual

Garmin SL40 Owner's Manual

PS Engineering PM3000 (Intercom) Owner's Manual


General Reference Material

Fatigue in General Aviation (NASA Technical Memorandum)

Aerodynamics for Pilots - How Lift is Created and Its Relationship to Angle of Attack(pdf version)

Aerodynamics for Pilots - How Lift is Created and its Relationship to Angle of Attack (You Tube)

Newton, Bernoulli, Airfoils, and Lift: How They All Act Together to make An Airplane Fly (pdf)