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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 SquawkShoppe View the latest post
Mon Mar 30, 2015 4:42 am
Theory, Practice, and Procedures
Share tips, techniques, or anything else related to flying.
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Last post by Cary View the latest post
Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:40 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 OregonMaule View the latest post
Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:54 pm
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 Mojave Flyer View the latest post
Sun Mar 15, 2015 8:37 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 C130jake View the latest post
Sun Mar 29, 2015 4:55 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 hotrod180 View the latest post
Fri Mar 20, 2015 8:35 am
Ski Flying
Two of the best inventions ever, skis and airplanes, together.
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Last post by aqua View the latest post
Tue Mar 17, 2015 6:40 pm
DVD and Book Reviews
Found a good flying movie? Book? Share.
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Last post by fern_hopper View the latest post
Mon Mar 23, 2015 10:51 pm
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 Ultralights View the latest post
Sat Mar 28, 2015 2:02 am
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 gbflyer View the latest post
Sat Mar 28, 2015 6:33 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 River rat View the latest post
Wed Feb 11, 2015 10:01 pm
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 idair View the latest post
Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:18 pm
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 zaitcev View the latest post
Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:02 am
Regional/Area Information
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 A1Skinner View the latest post
Wed Mar 25, 2015 6:02 pm
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 OregonMaule View the latest post
Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:40 pm
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 m_moyle View the latest post
Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:50 am
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 SkyLarkin View the latest post
Tue Mar 24, 2015 11:19 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 Paul Z View the latest post
Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:50 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 courierguy View the latest post
Fri Jan 30, 2015 10:23 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 180Marty View the latest post
Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:22 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 motosix View the latest post
Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:58 am
Modifications
Have you modified your aircraft? STC? STOL Kit? Major rebuild from just a data plate?
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Last post by Barnstormer View the latest post
Fri Mar 27, 2015 2:33 pm
Maintenance and Parts Support
Have problems with your aircraft? Maybe just questions about regs or maintenance? Need to know the best way to do something?
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Last post by Tom View the latest post
Sat Mar 28, 2015 7:51 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 hotrod180 View the latest post
Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:42 am
Marketplace
Gear for sale, gear wanted, etc.
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Last post by shortfielder View the latest post
Sat Mar 28, 2015 5:31 am
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 Zzz View the latest post
Wed Mar 25, 2015 10:05 am
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 clippwagon View the latest post
Tue Mar 03, 2015 3:31 pm
Knowledge Base
Discuss the content of the Knowledge Base section of the site, and provide suggestions for additions.
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Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:57 am

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