Whether you're flying to one of your favorite vacation spots, or to a remote airstrip high in the mountains, aviation travel is an experience unto itself. Browse our aviation travel section and capture the atmosphere of adventure flying.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Flying In Australia
Converting your U.S. Pilot license when Down Under
An American pilot could be forgiven, taking off from runway 29C at Sydney's Bankstown airport and climbing out on a right turn toward the New South Wales hinterland, for thinking that he was flying over America.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Residential Airparks On A Takeoff Roll
More pilots and planes combine home, hearth and hangar
If the ability to fly is humankind's oldest dream, living with one's airplane probably ranks a close second.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Coast To Coast In A Mooney
Part II: Completing the flight of a lifetime
So far on this journey, which gives real meaning to the term cross-country, Mrs. Levinson and I have seen our first mercifully mild mountain waves, and we've vibrated our way through the strongest, most sustained turbulence we've ever seen.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Fly New Zealand
With a short-term validation of your FAA certificate, you can aviate over some of the world’s most beautiful scenery
I've yet to see a hobbit as I fly over my adopted home country of New Zealand.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Coast To Coast In A Mooney
PART I: Expand your flying envelope with inspiration and tips from this Boston-based flatland pilot
Things aren't looking good at 6 a.m. on Monday, the morning my wife Theresa and I have planned a 10 o'clock departure from Hanscom Field, our home base near Boston, on the first leg of the trip of a lifetime to California and back.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Angels In The Cockpit
Angel Flight changes the lives of passengers and pilots alike
This is Angel Flight. It's a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that arranges free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults with serious medical conditions or other compelling needs.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Flight Of Passage 2
A fan rebuilds the famous Cub and retraces Rinker and Kern Buck’s storied journey
In 1966, teenage brothers Rinker and Kernahan Buck bought an old Piper PA-11 Cub for $300, rebuilt it in their parents' barn in New Jersey, then flew it across the United States in a near-mythic odyssey.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Around The World
Air Journey escorts pilots on worldwide flying adventures for a high-end, hassle-free experience
Inside the fortified walls of Old Québec looms Château Frontenac, towering over narrow cobblestone streets and the immense St. Lawrence River.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Ghosts In The Machine
The Collings Foundation brings World War II history to life
You can feel the history in these aircraft just by walking up to them.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Planning A Long Cross-Country
As the old chestnut proclaims: prior planning prevents poor performance
As pilots, we're used to planning flights, and we know preparing for all eventualities helps ensure safer and less stressful flights.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
With proper planning, a dream trip to the northernmost state is easier than you think
The year was 1867. The price was $7.2 million. The seller was Russia. The prize was Alaska.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
At Home With Bob Hoover
With more than 50 years in the cockpit, aviation’s living legend talks about flying
It's not often you get to meet a legend.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Katmais And Cubs: A Desert Adventure
Two superb backcountry aircraft take on the Utah Canyonlands
Handshakes are offered all around as the early morning quiet muffles discussions about density altitude and engine cooling.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
50 Years Of Championship Air Racing
“Fly low, go fast, turn left” is every racing pilot’s mantra
At 0800, the engines begin to crank over. The field begins to rumble as the sounds of the props turn.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Canada By PC-12
A Pilatus adventure across the border
Last month, I made my first general aviation trip to Canada, as copilot of a Pilatus PC-12.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
A Visit With Richard Bach
The author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull shares his love of flying
On my way to meet Richard Bach, I'm as nervous as I am excited.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
To Honor & Inspire
A rural Nebraska town gets an unexpected visit from the Texas Flying Legends
I knew I was in for a special treat when I received Doug Rozendaal's message.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
The Making Of The (LSA) Bahamas
How one professional LSA pilot found a way to make flying to the islands a breeze
The love bite of beguiling trade winds, the rolling slap of crystal, turquoise waters against varnished gunnels and a primal urge to explore magical places can become a sailor's undying passion.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
A journey of two Super Cubs through Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Malawi
It all started back in Kenya, spending countless hours sorting out the authorizations that are required to undertake a trip through Africa.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Big South Fork Airpark
We came in search of an ideal airplane for the residential airpark lifestyle and found an ideal residential airpark
BSFA, which began selling lots in 2008, has several attributes that many pilots and homeowners would likely agree put it in the ideal category.