Helpful Links for Aerospace Education

CAP Aerospace Education General Information

Aerospace News

Model Rocketry

Orientation Flight Info

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

NASA Current Events

NASA Education Page

International Space Station

Curiosity – Mars Science Laboratory

Sky Events Calendar

United States Air Force (USAF) Information


U.S. Air Force Career Information

USAF Academy


National Weather Service

Aviation Digital Data Service

Current Weather at the Shannon Airport


Aeronautical Charting

Information for Shannon Airport

Additional Education Material

FAA Online Resource Library

Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

Note that you can select an individual chapter that may be of interest to you.  For example, if you wish to learn about Aircraft Systems, you can select Chapter 6 and read about aircraft engines, electrical systems, landing gear, etc.

Airplane Flying Handbook

Chapters 2 and 3 contain a lot of information, but a skim of the text will provide will provide you with knowledge you can you can use during your orientation flights.

Glider Flying Handbook

Aviation Phraseology

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