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An Aviation Forum is a community for pilots, aviation managers, aircraft maintenance engineers, and aviation enthusiasts. Here, aviation professionals can talk about everything in the aviation industry, including job opportunities, how to get started in aviation, and what the largest aviation organization is. The Aviation Forums are where you can talk about commercial aviation, military aviation, aeronautical engineering, pilot training courses, resources for student pilots, and more. You can also discuss aviation photography and other hobbies related to aviation.

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1. Airliners Forum

Airliners Forum Santa Monica, California, US brings you discussions about factual events happening in the airline and general aviation industries. Talk about commercial aviation, tr...avel, opinions, and more. Discuss about aviation as a hobby, including flight simulation, model collections, memorabilia, collectables, post cards, slides, etc. You can also share about aviation photography, military aviation and more.more
Threads 591K Posts 12M Members 339K 716.4K 127.8K 9 posts / day
Subforums Civil Aviation, Travel, Polls & Preferences, Aviation Hobby, Aviation Photography show more View Recent Threads

2. Airline Pilot Central

Airline Pilot Central US
Airline Pilot Central is one of the best information portals for active and future airline pilots. Other topics include discussion on legislation, nat...ional unions, organizing pilot groups, and more. Talk about flight schools and training, careers in flying like military aviation, aeronautical engineering and aircraft MX, and more.more
Threads 125K Posts 4M Members 115K 5.2K 678 7 posts / day View Recent Threads

3. Pilots of America

Pilots of America This forum is dedicated to airspace and aviation discussions. Get threads for Pilots in Training and Flight Instructors to ask questions and get! Whether you are a new Student Pilot or an advanced commercial pilot training on a new aircraft, and if you've got a training question, this is the place for you.more
Threads 135K Posts 4M Members 38K 6 posts / day View Recent Threads

4. The Airline Pilots

The Airline Pilots is a resource of information to the airline pilots and provides a forum to share knowledge and experience. Discuss about aviation... concepts and procedures, Communication, Navigation & Surveillance, flight safety and more. Learn about the Principles of Flight, Flight Planning, and aircraft performance.more
Threads 2K Posts 2K 3.8K 1 post / week
Subforums Airfield / Area Procedures, Incidents & Accidents, Air Law, Boeing 777, Airbus 320 show more View Recent Threads

5. JetPhotos

JetPhotos JetPhotos is a forum that discusses all things related to Airlines and Aviation. Discuss about aviation safety, flight reviews, Military aviation and, and more. Share your aviation photography images, videos and talk about the different types of aircrafts. You can also chat about aviation hobbies like flight simulator and model aircrafts.more
Threads 64K Posts 704K Members 27K 188.5K 3 posts / day View Recent Threads

6. PPRuNe Forums

PPRuNe Forums This forum is an aviation website dedicated to airline pilots and those who are considering a career as a commercial pilot. Here you can ask questions... about pilot training and new aviators. Get to know the latest aviation news and rumours, technologies and discuss about accidents and close calls.more
655 361 12 posts / day View Recent Threads

7. Forums Forums Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium is a Belgian website that publishes latest aviation news and breaking stories. It also hosts a popular aviation discussion forum where y...ou can discuss the latest aviation news, airline experiences and trip reports, military aviation and more.more
Threads 62K Posts 394K Members 24K 212.4K 2.6K 6 posts / day View Recent Threads

8. Jet Careers Forum

Jet Careers Forum Jetcareers is an online community of airline, corporate and professional pilots including air traffic controllers, dispatchers, and mechanics. Ask que...stions to a flight surgeon, aviation attorney, and share pictures from the road here. Get to know about specific pilot careers and find resources if you want to join the aviation industry.more
Threads 223K Posts 3M Members 32K 366 1 post / day
Subforums Ask A Flight Surgeon, Ask An Aviation Attorney, Pictures From The Road, Technical Talk, Family Life show more View Recent Threads

9. Forums4airports » Aviation Industry Forum

Forums4airports » Aviation Industry Forum Forums4airports is a forum for industry professionals and non professionals interested in the aviation industry. Discussions range from aircraft manuf...acturing, airside operations, airport companies through to aircraft in flights entertainment systems reviews, air traffic control and the holiday & inclusive tour business.more
Threads 117 Posts 2K 330 1 post / quarter View Recent Threads

10. Piper Forums

Piper Forums is a vibrant community of Piper owners and pilots. We host technical knowledge of general aviation topics and specific topics on J3-Cub...s, Cherokees, Comanches, Pacers and more. In addition to an instant community of pilots for you, is a library of technical topics, airplane builds, images, technical manuals, technical documents and more.more
1 post / day View Recent Threads

11. Airline Forums

Airline Forums The Airline Forum community is dedicated to making your airline traveling cheaper, easier, and more comfortable. Get air travel discussions, airline p...rogram tips & tricks, airline news & help, flying secrets, and more here. Discuss about various US and foreign airlines, your experience, reviews and more.more
4 posts / week
Subforums The Water Cooler, Airline News, Aviation Chatter, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines show more View Recent Threads

12. FLYER Forums

FLYER Forums FLYER Forums is the UK's best General Aviation magazine. Check out the forum for information on how to learn to fly, getting that first job after ...ATPL, and flight plan for night flying. You can also talk about overhead departure - communications, how much does it cost to get a PPL, and dual instrument.more
18.2K 8.5K 30 posts / day View Recent Threads

13. Commercial Drone Pilots Forum

Commercial Drone Pilots Forum Austin, Texas, US
CommericalDronePilots is the leading online community for commercial drone enthusiasts and a member of the DronePilots Network. Also, discuss drones, UAVs, UAS Industry, and much more. Share information on drone jobs, drone regulations for your country and Drone Photography.more
Threads 5K Posts 37K Members 6K 695 1.1K 4 posts / day View Recent Threads

14. Rotorcraft Pro » General Helicopter Forum

Rotorcraft Pro » General Helicopter Forum This section of the forum is a place to discuss anything relating to helicopters! Ask questions related to training, get Vintage Pilot Headset sugges...tions, get advice on flying after knee surgery, and more. Rotorcraft Pro Media Network is for getting breaking news, high-quality photos, feature stories with industry leaders & more.more
467K 8.6K 1 post / month View Recent Threads

15. Flightinfo Forum

Flightinfo Forum Flightinfo Forum is an aviation community for pilots or people working in the aviation field. Get assistance with airline pilot hiring, student pilot, private pilot experiences, or professional and career pilot advice. Join the discussion on everything from learning to fly, general aviation, corporate aviation, airline pilots, backcountry flying, kit building, fly-ins, and hanger talk.more
Threads 148K Posts 3M Members 25K 1 post / day View Recent Threads

16. » Aircraft Development » Aircraft Development This section of is a place for discussing aircraft development. Discuss about Piaggio P180 Avanti II upgrade, New Mooney M20R Ovation III ...with G1000, QPAC A320 3D Cockpit/3D Upgrade, and how to set auto reverse key. You can also share information related to Asymmetric Plane, SAAB 340 Data refs, L-188 Electra and more.more
Threads 22K Posts 174K Members 75K 1 post / quarter Apr 2009 View Recent Threads

Additional Forums

  1. Youth4Work » Aviation The Aviation Forum is an online discussion forum where youth or even the experienced professionals discuss their queries related to aviation and get answers for their questions from other talented individuals.
  2. AVCANADA Forums This Forum is a has been developed to discuss aviation related topics. Ask questions related to flight training and maintenance, share aviation videos and photos and learn more about specialty air service.
  3. City-Data Forum » Aviation This Aviation Forum is a place to discuss everything about aviation. Talk about the latest news and incidents related to flights, ask questions about various airlines, passenger planes and more.

Aviation Subreddits

1. Reddit » Aviation

Reddit » Aviation San Francisco, California, US
A place for anybody fascinated with flight to post and discuss links to news, events, tech, specs, pics, history, etc. Here you can share and talk about anything related to aircraft, airplanes, aviation and flying. Helicopters & rotorcraft, airships, balloons, paragliders, winged suits and anything that sustains you in the air.
1.7M ⋅ 1.2M ⋅ 22 posts / day ⋅ Apr 2008 View Latest Posts Get Email Contact

2. Reddit » Flying

Reddit » Flying San Francisco, California, US
This community is for discussion among pilots, students, instructors and aviation professionals. Share what is in your flight instructor backpack, ask questions about being grounded for vision related treatments, and student pilot aircraft rental and instructor information.
1.7M ⋅ 70.5K ⋅ 30 posts / day ⋅ Sep 2008 View Latest Posts Get Email Contact

Aviation Subforums

Forum Name Subforum Name Subforum Description Also in
Airliners Forum Civil Aviation
Travel, Polls & Preferences
Aviation Hobby
Aviation Photography
Trip Reports
Military Aviation & Space Flight Military Forums
Airline Pilot Forums Major
Part 135
Part 91 and Low Time
Union Talk
Flight Schools and Training
Military Military Forums
Engineers & Technicians
Hiring News
Career Questions Career Forums
Interview Gouge
Hangar Talk
Aviation Technology
The Boneyard
Aviation Law
Money Talk
Mergers and Acquisitions
Pilot Health
Pilots Of America Forum Flight Following Got a general question to ask or aviation topic to discuss? Establish contact here!
Pilot Training A conference for Pilots in Training and Flight Instructors to ask questions and get answers! Whether you are a new Student Pilot or an advanced commercial pilot training on a new aircraft, if...
Cleared for the Approach IFR Pilots and IFR Students will find topics of special interest to them here!
Maintenance Bay Looking for a good mechanic? Got a question about changing a landing light or installing a new radio? Any mechanical questions you've got, someone here probably has an answer for you!
Avionics and Upgrades This forum is for discussion about avionics and upgrades for your aircraft.
Aerobatics Whether you're an aerobatic pilot or just interested in it, you can find all the loops, rolls, and other maneuvers inside!
Cool Places to Fly Looking for a great $100 hamburger or overnight trip? Got a tale to tell about a recent fly in? Just think a particular airport is neat? Talk about it here!
Home Builders and Sport Pilots Got questions about building your own? Fly something a little lighter? Pop in here and see what your fellow enthusiasts are talking about.
Aviation Mishaps A forum for discussion about aviation incidents and accidents. Please include the date location, and aircraft type in the title to avoid duplicate threads.
Hangar Talk Open forum for discussion of any topic you like, aviation related or otherwise.Virtually all topics in this forum are permitted - so long as they are discussed in a civil manner.NOTE:...
Technical Corner Having a technical issue not directly related to the site? Post in this forum and be assured that computer geeks everywhere (well, at least those that visit these forums) will see your problem...
The Classifieds Got something to buy? Sell? Trade? You can post a note about it here and maybe make the bargain of the century!Non-aviation items for sale must have [NA] as the first words in the thread's...
Jet Photos Forum Aviation Discussion Forum Discuss anything aviation related, such as airline news, specific aviation questions, etc.
Aviation Safety Discussion Forum Use this forum to discuss aviation safety related incidents, accidents, and other aspects of aviation safety.
Military Aviation & Space Forum Discuss any and all things related to military aviation and spaceflight. Military Forums
Aviation Videography Forum
Flight Simulator Discussion Post tips, stories, questions, or screenshots related to Flight Simulation software.
Model Aircraft Discussion Discuss that new Dragon Wings release, custom-built models, show pictures, etc.
Misc. Aviation Hobbies Discuss aviation hobbies which aren't covered in the two forums above, such as Safety Card collecting, memorabilia, etc.
PPRune Forum Rumours & News
Tech Log
Accidents and Close Calls
Professional Pilot Training (includes ground studies)
Interviews, jobs & sponsorship
Cabin Crew Wannabes
South Asia and Far East Wannabes
Australia, New Zealand & the Pacific
The Pacific: General Aviation & Questions
Fragrant Harbour
African Aviation
Canada Canada Forums
North America
Middle East
South Asia and the Far East
The Caribbean and Latin America
Nordic Forum
French Forum
Spanish Forum
Italian Forum
Freight Dogs
Biz Jets, Ag Flying, GA etc.
Military Aviation
Flying Instructors & Examiners
Cabin Crew
Flight Testing
ATC Issues
Engineers & Technicians
Flight/Ground Ops, Crewing and Dispatch
Safety, CRM, QA & Emergency Response Planning
Medical & Health
Private Flying
Space Flight and Operations
Airlines, Airports & Routes
Spectators Balcony (Spotters Corner)
Aviation History and Nostalgia
Passengers & SLF (Self Loading Freight)
Computer/Internet Issues & Troubleshooting
PPRuNe Problems or Queries
Aviation24 Latest aviation news
Airline experiences and trip reports
Civil aviation / General aviation
Military aviation Military Forums
Plane spotting - Belgium
Plane spotting - Rest of the world
Contrail spotting
Flight simulation Flight Simulator Forums
Jet Careers Forum Ask A Flight Surgeon Get your aeromedical questions answered by our very own AME, Dr. Aaron Florkowski, MD!
Ask An Aviation Attorney
Pictures From The Road Share your interesting pictures from your travels
Technical Talk Seriously, you're not a geek. Most of us have the same question but didn't have the cajones to ask.
Family Life It's a little more than a profession, it's a lifestyle. Discuss that here.
Health and Fitness
Investment and Retirement Planning
Airline Pilots
Freight Pilots/ Boxes don't "complain", do they? 🙂 All things freight right here.
Military Pilots Forum dedicated to military aviation. Acronym city! 🙂
Flight Control/Dispatch Flight Control and Dispatch professionals!
Corporate/Fractional/Charter Aviation Corporate pilots, Fraction and Charter Pilots forum
The MX Hangar (A&P/AMT) MEL's, CDL's, AMT's, "Ops Check Good, RTS"
Jobs Available If you know of anyone hiring, please let us know!
Flight Dispatch Jobs
Time Building Share and discuss time building
CFI Corner
Forums 4 Airports Airline Forum Airline Forum for Airlines News from throughout the world. All the latest Airline News and discussions about Airline Routes through to New Airline news...
Aerospace Industry News News section for the Aerospace Industry
Aerospace Industry Forum Aerospace Industry Forum for professionals and non professionals interested in the aerospace and aviation industry. Discussions range from Aircraft...
Piper Forum Planes for Sale This section is for the selling of planes.
Parts for Sale This section is for the sale of plane parts.
General Piper Discussion Any discussion not relevant to any other forums.
Cherokee Anything PA-28 and PA-32 Related
Cubs All models of Piper Cubs
Comanche PA-24
Twins PA-23, PA-34, etc..
Avionics Avionics Q&A
Maintenance Keep your Piper running smooth.
Training Questions about pilot training in Pipers.
Airline Forums The Water Cooler General Discussion and Chat Area.
Airline News Airline News & Air Travel News
Aviation Chatter Aviation General Discussion Area
American Airlines American Airlines Forum - Discuss American Airlines Related topics in here. (American Airlines Help, American Airlines Tips) (This forum now covers all US...
Delta Air Lines Delta Air Lines Forum - Discuss Delta Air Lines Related topics in here. (Delta Air Lines Help, Delta Air Lines Tips)
jetBlue jetBlue Forum - Discuss jetBlue Related topics in here. (jetBlue Help, jetBlue Tips)
Southwest Airlines/Airtran Airways Southwest Airlines Forum - Discuss Southwest Airlines Related topics in here. (Southwest Airlines Help, Southwest Airlines Tips)
United Airlines United Airlines Forum - Discuss United Airlines Related topics in here. (United Airlines Help, United Airlines Tips)
US Airways American Airlines Forum - Discuss American Airlines Related topics in here. (American Airlines Help, American Airlines Tips) (This forum now covers all US...
Regional & National Airlines Discuss the various Regional & National Airlines in here. (Regional Airline Forum)
Freight Carriers Discuss Freight Carrier Airlines in here. (Freight Carrier Forums)
Foreign Airlines Discuss the various Foreign Airlines in here. (Foreign Airline Forums)
FlightInfo Regionals Regionals and related discussions.
Cargo General discussion about all aspects of Cargo Aviation.
Charter Topics related to charter.
Training & Instruction Whether you are a young pilot working on your Private or an experienced pilot working on your ATP or Type Rating, this is the place for your questions and...
Medicals and Aviation Doctors Questions and answers to all your Aviation Medical needs.
AV Canada Flight Training
Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
ATS Question Forum
Aviation Videos & Photos
Helicopter Forum
Employment Forum
Crash Pads
Aviation Software & Devices
Drones & UAS Drone Forums
Health & Fitness
Helicopter Forum General Helicopter Forum Post messages about ANYTHING relating to helicopters!
Helicopter Flight Training - School Reviews A great resource for the person thinking about flying helicopters. Also great for the students who are learning to fly, and for the instructors who teach them.
Utility/Offshore Fire fighting, longline, offshore, remote ops, christmas trees, shakes, powerline construction, or any other topic regarding utility flying.
General Military Helicopter Discussions For the Military Helicopter Crews
Axis History Forum Aircraft
War Relics Aviation history
Aviation Delight Forum Aviation History
Wings Over New Zealand New Zealand's Civil Aviation
Scale Model Addict AIRCRAFT Da plane boss! Da plane!
What If Modellers Aircraft For Aircraft related builds and completed models
Thailand 247 In the air Anything for flights or in the air.
Pattaya Talk Airline Discussion Airline questions, deals and specials.
Ski Forum Flights Airline discount alerts, baggage allowance, airport policy questions.. the business of getting there.

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