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Exploring the Alaskan backcountry

Posted on June 27th, 2013 by

By BILL WALKER For Alaska pilot Karl Kisser, the day trips he considers routine are the stuff of dreams for many of his counterparts in the Lower 48. He is a private pilot living in Anchorage and often flies from... Continue Reading →

What’s your favorite destination?

Posted on May 16th, 2013 by

Where are the best places to fly? We’re asking our readers to share their favorite destinations in our next print issue. Don’t just tell us where you fly, but why it’s your favorite. What makes it special? When is the... Continue Reading →


Air Journey offers shorter journey options in Cessna Mustang

Posted on April 14th, 2013 by

JUPITER, Fla. — Air Journey have unveiled a new travel option: The opportunity to fly a Cessna Citation Mustang for shorter sections of a longer itinerary. Continue Reading →

Sky Trail takes tourism sky high

Posted on March 21st, 2013 by

One of the world’’s largest archaeological sites — General Patton’s World War II Desert Training Center — is now viewable in its full grandeur thanks to an innovation in air tourism. The site covers 19,000 square miles of mostly empty... Continue Reading →

Bahamas extends exemption for 406MHz ELTs for GA pilots

Posted on January 24th, 2013 by

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Bahamas Civil Aviation has extended the Feb. 1, 2013, deadline for installing 406 MHz ELTs in aircraft flying to the Bahamas. Continue Reading →

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406 ELT to be required for flights to Bahamas and Mexico

Posted on December 30th, 2012 by

Jim Parker at Caribbean Flying Adventures is alerting pilots that they will soon need a 406 ELT for flight to the Bahamas and Mexico. Continue Reading →

Bahamas Pilot Challenge takes off

Posted on October 14th, 2012 by

A new Bahamas Pilot Challenge has been launched for 2012-2013, drawing general aviation pilots to more of the many islands of the Bahamas starting just 50-60 miles off the Florida coast. Pilots who document landings at 12 of the 20... Continue Reading →


General aviation planes, balloons pressed into service for fall leaf watching

Posted on September 23rd, 2012 by

LOGAN, Ohio — Southeast Ohio’s Hocking Hills now offers a number of elevated ways for visitors to experience breathtaking autumn views from the best seat in the house: The sky. Continue Reading →

Can’t fly there? Try the (seasonal) biplane ride! Photo by Kyle Wagman

Katama still beckons for fall flying

Posted on September 19th, 2012 by

Summer has ended but great fall flying beckons. One of America’s best summer places also shines in autumn, so pilots in the Northeast will still make their way to Katama Airfield on the Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard. The air... Continue Reading →


Flying coast to coast in a homebuilt

Posted on August 12th, 2012 by

By TOM JONES Many people dream of making the trip of a lifetime, but few make the dream a reality. Not so for Albert and Sharon Gardner, a Yuma, Ariz., couple who flew coast to coast in their RV-10. Last... Continue Reading →