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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 piperpainter View the latest post
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:23 pm
Aviation Regulation and Law
Discuss the legality of flying the backcountry, FARs, advocacy, and aviation relevant legislation. Registered users only.
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Last post by soggyc View the latest post
Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:05 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 pburns View the latest post
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:02 am
DVD and Book Reviews
Found a good flying movie or book? Share.
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Last post by Zzz View the latest post
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:46 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 PA1195 View the latest post
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:11 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 MountainFlyerN22 View the latest post
Thu Mar 30, 2017 5:06 pm
Helicopter and rotorcraft flying
It takes strength and fortitude to beat the air into submission.
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Last post by courierguy View the latest post
Tue Jun 06, 2017 6:19 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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Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:30 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 albravo View the latest post
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:01 pm
Ski Flying
Two of the best inventions ever, skis and airplanes, together.
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Last post by CessnaDriverMichael View the latest post
Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:20 pm
Theory, Practice, and Procedures
Share tips, techniques, or anything else related to flying.
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Last post by flyingzebra View the latest post
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:30 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 Grassstrippilot View the latest post
Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:22 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 motoadve View the latest post
Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:12 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 OregonMaule View the latest post
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:47 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 SDPilot View the latest post
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:20 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 StuBob View the latest post
Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:14 am
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 Crzyivan13 View the latest post
Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:55 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 RockHopper View the latest post
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:32 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 fredy View the latest post
Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:00 am
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 DeltaRomeo View the latest post
Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:28 am
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 nefj40 View the latest post
Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:03 am
Maintenance, Tuning, 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 TheMachinist1 View the latest post
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:06 pm
Modifications
Have you modified your aircraft? STC? STOL Kit? Major rebuild from just a data plate?
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Last post by 67GCBC View the latest post
Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:49 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 8GCBC View the latest post
Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:19 am
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 cdgarg View the latest post
Thu Jun 22, 2017 12:25 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 TxAgfisher View the latest post
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:59 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 Denali View the latest post
Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:58 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 JP256 View the latest post
Sat May 06, 2017 4:33 pm
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 Grassstrippilot View the latest post
Mon Dec 12, 2016 5:34 pm

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