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.
Monday, December 5, 2011
Part I: Southbound—From London to Cape Town in a Robinson R44
Last summer, I was sitting on a beach thinking about my upcoming 50th birthday.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Bahamas 101: Recipe For Paradise
Flying to the Bahamas is the stuff of dreams and is within the reach of nearly any pilot and aircraft
We're skimming low over the Atlantic Ocean, some 80 miles southeast of Fort Lauderdale. Below us is a giant marble—brilliant glass with swirls of every shade of blue and green you can imagine, and flattened so it stretches as far as the eye can see.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Fly The Bahamas!
There are few places that go better with flying than the beautiful islands of The Bahamas.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
100 Years Of Naval Aviation
Part I: The West Coast’s only strike-fighter wing, Naval Air Station Lemoore, trains F/A-18 pilots for the runway at sea
He did so in a 60 hp Curtiss Model D, which was constructed from spruce, bamboo and doped linen, and had a maximum speed of 43 knots.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
30 Ways To Make Your Pilot Certificate Sizzle
Stretch your wings with these ideas to put excitement and challenge into your flying
I’m still amazed when I land. I sometimes sit in the cockpit, as the gyros wind down and the prop clicks to a stop, and wonder at the magic of it all.
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Piper Cub Heaven
Sentimental Journey 2011 at Lock Haven, Pa., where it all began
On an overcast, humid June day, I top a high dike built to prevent the Susquehanna River from flooding William T. Piper Memorial airport.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
A group of Husky Aircraft takes on the rugged Teton Mountains
We're threading our way through the majestic Teton Pass—a flight of four Aviat Husky aircraft and a pristine, Yakovlev Yak-52
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
A one-of-a-kind perspective on NASA’s shuttle missions
There appears to be a bank of sea fog rolling in off the Atlantic as we're cleared for a predawn takeoff on runway 09 at Titusville's Space Coast Executive Airport in Florida.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
The Journey Or The Destination?
A cross-country adventure to Central America
Air shows are magnificent aerial productions. Performers travel from far to put on a display of skill, showmanship and passion for aviation.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Storm Shuts Down Sun ‘N Fun
Harsh weather destroys aircraft on display
Massive rain and strong winds wreaked havoc on Sun ‘n Fun Lakeland Linder Regional Airport. The storm passed quickly, but not before causing major damage to aircraft and event exhibits.