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Around the Campfire
A general forum for anything related to flying the backcountry...or just flying in general. Please check first if your new topic fits better into a more specific forum before posting.
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Last post by Cary View the latest post
Mon May 02, 2016 5:03 pm
Aviation Regulation and Law
Discuss the legality of flying the backcountry, FARs, advocacy, and aviation relevant legislation. Please post other non-aviation related legislative or political topics in Off Topic or Hot Air. Registered users only.
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Last post by EZFlap View the latest post
Mon May 02, 2016 11:31 am
Bushcraft and survival
While not directly aviation-related, survival and basic wilderness skills, sometimes called "bush craft" are an important part of flying the remote backcountry.
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Last post by Hammer View the latest post
Fri Apr 29, 2016 10:34 pm
DVD and Book Reviews
Found a good flying movie? Book? Share.
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Last post by contactflying View the latest post
Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:49 pm
Float flying
Floatplanes are as much a staple of exploring the backcountry as anything. If you do it on water, share here.
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Last post by Halestorm View the latest post
Sun May 01, 2016 4:59 pm
Flying Humor
Jokes, anecdotes, classic sayings. Make us laugh, go ahead. Please put politically oriented posts in Hot Air.
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Last post by PittsDriver View the latest post
Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:46 am
Live to Tell
Near misses, close calls, and lessons learned the hard way. Share with others so that they might avoid the same mistakes.
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Last post by PittsDriver View the latest post
Sun Apr 24, 2016 5:12 pm
Photography and videography
Discuss cameras, lenses, techniques for shooting and post-processing. Please do not ask questions about how to post photos in the forum. See the Help section for website usage questions.
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Last post by rw2 View the latest post
Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:25 am
Ski Flying
Two of the best inventions ever, skis and airplanes, together.
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Last post by daedaluscan View the latest post
Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:52 am
Theory, Practice, and Procedures
Share tips, techniques, or anything else related to flying.
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Last post by wannabe View the latest post
Sun May 01, 2016 3:19 pm
Trip Reports
Did you fly somewhere cool, take photos, and feel like telling the tale to make us drool from the confines of our offices? Post them up!
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Last post by daedaluscan View the latest post
Mon May 02, 2016 9:41 am
Video Gallery
Links to aviation videos. It can be yours or flying stuff you find on the internet. If it's not aviation or backcountry oriented, put it in Off Topic.
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Last post by hotrod180 View the latest post
Mon May 02, 2016 11:55 am
Destinations Topics Posts Last post
Airports and Airstrips
Discuss your knowledge of airports and off-airport strips. Help inform other pilots of status, warnings, noise abatement, and closure endangerment. See also: www.shortfield.com
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Last post by CAVU View the latest post
Sun May 01, 2016 8:36 am
Backcountry Airport Database
All airport data is managed by Shortfield.com. If you have questions or suggestions, look here.
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Last post by Scolopax View the latest post
Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:24 am
Events/Fly-Ins and Trip Planning
Get together with other pilots or enthusiasts. Plan it or get info about it here.
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Last post by Cary View the latest post
Mon May 02, 2016 5:33 pm
Regions and areas
Not necessarily information about airstrips or airports, but more general info about a greater area or a route of flight.
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Last post by blackrock View the latest post
Tue Apr 26, 2016 10:02 am
Aircraft Topics Posts Last post
Aircraft Types
Technical and practical discussion about specific aircraft types such as Cessna 180, Maule M7, et al. Please read and search carefully before posting, as many popular topics have already been discussed.
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Last post by NineThreeKilo View the latest post
Fri Apr 29, 2016 1:40 pm
Engines and Propellers
Lycoming, Continental, Hartzell, McCauley, or any broad spectrum drive system component used on multiple type.
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Last post by TomD View the latest post
Wed Apr 27, 2016 3:15 pm
Fuel
Nothing happens without it. Discuss fuel locations, quality, alternatives, and anything else related to this critical resource.
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Last post by contactflying View the latest post
Mon May 02, 2016 1:16 pm
Light Sport Aircraft and Ultralights
Sometimes the most fun way to get into the backcountry, Part 103 Ultralights and Light Sport Aircraft have their own considerations.
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Last post by Denali View the latest post
Fri Feb 26, 2016 8:21 pm
Marketplace
Gear for sale, gear wanted, etc.
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Last post by Felix View the latest post
Sun May 01, 2016 12:38 pm
Modifications
Have you modified your aircraft? STC? STOL Kit? Major rebuild from just a data plate?
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Last post by Troy Hamon View the latest post
Mon May 02, 2016 4:17 pm
Ownership
Owning an aircraft has many special considerations like financing, taxes, inspections, registration, and even partnerships. Please post type-specific questions and topics in the Types forum.
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Last post by fshaw View the latest post
Mon May 02, 2016 5:49 pm
Products, Gear, and Technology
Airplane covers, tires, handheld radios, GPS receivers, wireless Wx uplink, folding bicycles...whatever you think is cool and worthy of discussion, or get a recommendation.
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Last post by Cary View the latest post
Mon May 02, 2016 1:36 pm
Projects: Homebuilding and Restoration
Aircraft building and project-level overhaul forum -- Kitplanes, experimental amateur-built, homebuilding, or even restoration of certified aircraft.
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Last post by Halestorm View the latest post
Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:30 pm
Tuning, Maintenance, and Parts Support
Have problems with your aircraft? Maybe just questions about how best to tune or adjust something? Regs or maintenance? Need to know the best way to do something?
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Last post by Cary View the latest post
Sun May 01, 2016 1:02 pm
Website Help Topics Posts Last post
How-To and Tutorials
Look in here for step-by-step procedures on how to upload photos to the gallery, embed images in posts, and use other fun features of this website.
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Last post by hotrod180 View the latest post
Sun Apr 10, 2016 9:09 pm
Technical Issues and System Updates
Have a problem with the website? Maybe you can find the answer here.
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Last post by wannabe View the latest post
Tue Mar 22, 2016 12:41 am
Knowledge Base
Discuss the content of the Knowledge Base section of the site, and provide suggestions for additions.
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Last post by hotrod180 View the latest post
Sun Mar 06, 2016 9:51 am

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