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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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Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:28 pm
Theory, Practice, and Procedures
Share tips, techniques, or anything else related to flying.
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Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:21 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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Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:42 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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Fri Jul 17, 2015 7:41 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 CapnMike View the latest post
Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:09 am
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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Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:41 pm
Ski Flying
Two of the best inventions ever, skis and airplanes, together.
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Sun Apr 12, 2015 6:50 am
DVD and Book Reviews
Found a good flying movie? Book? Share.
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Last post by Zzz View the latest post
Sun Jul 26, 2015 12:55 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 M6RV6 View the latest post
Sun Jul 26, 2015 8:04 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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Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:28 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 AlpineFlyer View the latest post
Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:40 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 cliff View the latest post
Mon Jul 27, 2015 11:43 am
Backcountry Airport Database
All airport data is managed by Shortfield.com. If you have questions or suggestions, look here.
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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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Sun Jul 12, 2015 10:59 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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Sun Jul 26, 2015 7:01 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 Scolopax View the latest post
Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:11 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 hotrod180 View the latest post
Sun Jul 26, 2015 8:17 am
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 M6RV6 View the latest post
Mon Jul 27, 2015 5:35 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 CamTom12 View the latest post
Wed Jul 15, 2015 8:47 pm
Engines and Propellers
Lycoming, Continental, Hartzell, McCauley, or any broad spectrum drive system component used on multiple type.
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Sun Jul 26, 2015 6:47 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 M6RV6 View the latest post
Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:13 pm
Modifications
Have you modified your aircraft? STC? STOL Kit? Major rebuild from just a data plate?
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Last post by Alpina23 View the latest post
Thu Jul 23, 2015 4:49 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 494 View the latest post
Sat Jul 25, 2015 8:24 am
Fuel
Nothing happens without it. Discuss fuel locations, quality, alternatives, and anything else related to this critical resource.
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Fri Jun 05, 2015 8:03 am
Marketplace
Gear for sale, gear wanted, etc.
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Mon Jul 27, 2015 3:33 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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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 Zzz View the latest post
Tue Jun 30, 2015 2:04 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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