Why The Flying Cloud

The Flying Cloud’s mission is to build and maintain a content aggregation website owned and operated by people who know and love aviation. Our intent is to feature articles and videos from the best aviation news, lifestyle, and legacy sources on the web.

The concept of The Flying Cloud grew from a serious concern for the future of aviation media. You can read more about it here.

We hope The Flying Cloud will be a convenient way to gain insight, share experiences, or just “plane” enjoy what the field of aviation has to offer. So whether you are a busy aviation professional, a weekend pilot, the hobbyist, the high schooler contemplating a career in aviation or even the middle schooler dreaming of flight, we hope The Flying Cloud will become your go-to website for the latest aviation news and information.

The Flying Cloud is based on an innovative approach to article and video aggregation and distribution. The Flying Cloud will provide an additional source of referral traffic for aviation publishers, journalists, and video creators. For more information, please check out the FAQ: “How Do I Suggest A Source?”.

We will do our best to find and feature relevant articles and videos. But, we also need to hear from you. What articles and/or videos should we feature on The Flying Cloud? To suggest an article or video, please check out the FAQ: “How Do I Submit An Article?”.

John Chvatal

John Chvatal

Founder & CEO of Trinity Aviation Solutions LLC

AvGeek / Photographer – Specializing in Social Media Consulting, WordPress Web Development, and SEO.

I grew up on a private airstrip surrounded by aviation-minded family and friends. This led me to a desire for a career that involved aviation in some form. Through my teen years, I was drawn like a magnet to computer technology. After founding Gazing Skyward TV to share my love of aviation history with others, I realized how passionate I was about making computer technology work for the betterment of the aviation community, specifically in the area of digital media.

Website Links:
John Chvatal  | Trinity Aviation Solutions LLC  |  Gazing Skyward TV   |  The Flying Cloud

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Suggest A Source?

We are interested in hearing which aviation sources you would like to see featured on The Flying Cloud. At this time, we are able to add sources from websites and YouTube. No two websites are built the same way. Adding a website source can range widely from easy to difficult; so having contact info for the editor of the website would be helpful.

Instructions for the Reader

The Flying Cloud’s goal is to be the best website to catch up on the latest in aviation news, lifestyle and legacy articles and videos. In light of this goal, we are looking to add more sources whenever there is sufficient interest from the aviation community.

Instructions for the Editor

We encourage editors of aviation websites and YouTube channels to apply for the opportunity to have their articles and videos featured on The Flying Cloud.

If accepted, the website RSS feed(s) submitted via follow-up email must closely match the theme of one of The Flying Cloud pages located under the “Aviation News” or “Lifestyle & Legacy” tabs and be a valid RSS feed. It is advisable that the submitted RSS feed(s) also contain image thumbnails that are 360 pixels or wider. For YouTube channels that are accepted, by default, we subscribe to your YouTube channel and manually curate your videos. We may also decide to add videos by playlist or even the whole channel.

Source Submission Form

How Do I Join The Conversation?

You can follow The Flying Cloud on:

Google+:   www.theflyingcloud.aero/GooglePlus
Twitter:   www.theflyingcloud.aero/Twitter
Facebook:   www.theflyingcloud.aero/Facebook
Instagram:   www.theflyingcloud.aero/Instagram

Join the OFFICIAL Community for The Flying Cloud: Official Community:   www.theflyingcloud.aero/Community Use the hashtag #FlyingCloud for general discussions. Use the hashtag #FlyingCloudNews when sharing aviation news articles. Hashtags work great on Twitter, Google+, and Instagram but do not work very well on Facebook.

How do I advertise on The Flying Cloud?

In the near future, we will be adding a self-checkout feature that will allow you to buy ad placements on The Flying Cloud. Until then, you are welcome to use the contact form below to inquire about top of the page or tab sponsorships.

How Do I Get A Question Answered That Isn't Listed?

Please contact us at: [email protected]

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