Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The Lure Of The Backcountry
Visiting a world only pilots know
Finding TrainingThere are a number of operations that offer training for bush flying that apply to backcountry and off-airport operations. Here are several places to start.
Above Alaska Aviation
As they put it, "These courses are not for the weak of heart!"
Andover Flight Academy
Basic and advanced tailwheel instruction, plus a bush-flying course.
Alaska Cub Training Specialists
Super Cub-specific training in tailwheel checkouts, bush and mountain flying
Washington and Alaska
Customized training done on site anywhere in the world. Student supplies the airplane.
Big Tire Bush Flying School
They offer bush- and mountain-flying courses
in a modified Maule M5 210c on 31-inch
A number of online Bush Flying Simulations exist. AVSIM is one of those.
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