ASSOCIATIONS and ORGANIZATIONS
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's website provides,
among other things, the table of contents from the current issue
of AOPA Pilot magazine, selected articles from the archives, and
the Air Safety Foundation's
Flight Safety Foundation
The FSF website includes a calendar, press releases and the texts of the
foundation's seven publications, both past and present issues.
Aviation Manufacturers Association
GAMA represents "manufacturers of fixed-wing general aviation
aircraft, engines, avionics and component parts". Their website
addresses issues of concern to general aviation and provides the
fulltext of many of their publications such as the Statistical
Global Aviation Information Network (GAIN)
GAIN is a "coalition of... aviation organizations formed to
promote and facilitate the voluntary collection and sharing of
safety information..." (website). Links are provided to safety
reports such as "Operator's Flight Safety Handbook" and "Cabin
National Air Transportation Association
NATA is a trade association which represents businesses servicing the general
aviation industry, including air charter, ground and fuel services, aircraft
maintenance and pilot training. Their website contains a list of publications
for sale, the text of official policy statements and association news.
This is the official website of the Ninety-Nines, an International
Organization of Women Pilots. It contains information on its history
and membership, biographical information on famous women aviators past
and present and a Pilot Careers Resource Center.
Organization of Black Airline Pilots
Founded in 1976, OBAP's focus is the advancement and promotion of aviation
educational opportunities for African-Americans. The website includes membership
information, a list of upcoming events, black contributions to aviation, a list
of aviation schools and job postings.
Professional Aviation Maintenance Association
The official website of PAMA whose mission is to "...enhance professionalism and
recognition of the Aviation Maintenance Technician through communication, education,
representation and support for continuous improvement in aviation safety."
Fulltext current and historical ACs. Choose from a list of AC or FAR part
numbers or search by keyword.
Aeronautical Information Manual
One of several publications available as part of the Air Traffic Publications
Library. Other documents include the Air Traffic Bulletin Collection, FAA Order
7110.65, Air Traffic Control, and the International Flight Information Manual.
Aviation Data & Statistics [FAA]
Links to statistical documents such as US Civil Airmen Statistics, Aviation
Forecasts, and Airline On-Time Statistics. Be sure to click on the tabs at the
top of the screen (Aircraft, Airports & Air Traffic, etc.) to view other useful
FAA Administrator's Fact Book
This web site provides data on accidents and accident rates, incidents,
hijackings, ATC activity, airspace system delays, aircraft and general aviation
activity, commercial space statistics and a commercial launch schedule. An
organizational chart and office addresses for the FAA are included. Reports are
provided in Adobe Acrobat format.
Handbooks and Manuals
Master Minimum Equipment Lists
At the top of the page, click on MMEL and choose Final. Scroll down and over to
MMELs, then select Part 91, Rotorcraft, Small aircraft, or Transport.
Special Collections [Department of Transportation]
Digitized historical collections include Civil Aeronautical Manuals, Civil Air
Regulations, superseded Advisory Circulars, and historical Federal Aviation
Orders and Notices [FAA]
Regulatory and Guidance Library [FAA]
Provides "regulatory, guidance and aviation product information" through links
to various databases such as FARs (current and historical), NPRMs, TCDS, ADs,
Supplemental Type Certificates
Technical Standard Orders
Type Certificate Data Sheets
Contact the Library
411 B.H. Goethert Parkway, MS-25
Tullahoma, TN 37388-9700
Fax: (931) 393-7518
Brenda: (931) 393-7315