Plane & Pilot
Saturday, May 1, 2004

The Fascinating North Atlantic


Still a thrill after countless of crossings



Although the summer season is short up north, the days are long, with 20 to 24 hours of sunlight in June and July. If the weather is good, you can easily fly three four-hour legs in a day, though most pilots prefer to stop and smell the sheep.

As this column is being written, I’m contracted to cross the Atlantic with a client at least once this summer, this time we’re headed for Vienna, Austria. After 25 years, you’d think it would get old, but it never does.

Bill Cox is entering his third decade as a senior contributor to Plane & Pilot® and provides consulting for media, entertainment and aviation concerns worldwide. E-mail him at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



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