Producing General Aviation News is like flying:
- We check long-term weather forecasts to get a sense of what’s to come. From that we create a running list of future features we believe our readers and advertisers will enjoy reading.
- Once airborne, a flight takes on a life of its own requiring continuous adjustment: We keep an eye on what’s happening and report the news our readers are interested in.
- What’s aviation without a little “hangar flying”? For that, we’re plugged into Facebook and Twitter.
Following is an Insider’s View of upcoming features in General Aviation News:
February 22 issue = Backcountry Flying || Ad space deadline = February 7
- What’s it all about? Members of the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF), who give us the inside scoop on their favorite places to fly, as well as tips on what to bring along, how to make the flight more enjoyable and, of course, safer, and tips for new pilots ready to venture off the beaten path.
- Protecting our freedom to fly: In a guest editorial, RAF officials explain why it’s important to preserve recreational and backcountry strips and what the organization has accomplished so for and, more importantly, what it plans for the coming year.
- And staff reporter interviews backcountry flying expert Lori MacNichol, owner of McCall Mountain/Canyon Flying Seminars, delving into the most important skills for pilots flying in the backcountry, the biggest mistakes pilots make, and how to avoid those.
- Bonus Distribution at the Montana Aviation Conference in Butte, Mont.