For any new readers, welcome! We are delighted to have you and hope that you will stay around and become productive contributors to our community.

Please take a moment to read the sidebar and consider our rules before posting. One of our most important rules that really should go unsaid is this: do not be a dick. Be awesome to one another, encourage as often as possible, constructively critique when necessary. Please leave your ego at the door. Do not be be sexist, homophobic, etc. You know, don't be a dick.

Our wiki has a collection of frequent topics. PLEASE browse /r/flying/wiki/ before posting a new question:

  • Becoming a Pilot
  • Medical Issues
  • Costs
  • Preparing Yourself for Flight School
  • Passing the PPL Checkride
  • Passing the CFII Checkride
  • IFR
  • Plane Rental
  • Plane Ownership
  • Sunglasses
  • Headsets
  • Other Accessories
  • Other Resources & Good Reads

If you have any questions please feel free to message the moderators. We hope you enjoy your stay!