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Aviation travel articles capture the magic of piloting a plane to your destination. Whether it's a trip close to home or to a far corner of the globe, our aviation travel articles always offer a unique perspective.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

At Home With Bob Hoover


With more than 50 years in the cockpit, aviation’s living legend talks about flying



At Home With Bob HooverIt's not often you get to meet a legend.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

50 Years Of Championship Air Racing


“Fly low, go fast, turn left” is every racing pilot’s mantra



50 Years Of Championship Air RacingAt 0800, the engines begin to crank over. The field begins to rumble as the sounds of the props turn.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Katmais And Cubs: A Desert Adventure


Two superb backcountry aircraft take on the Utah Canyonlands



Katmais And Cubs: A Desert AdventureHandshakes are offered all around as the early morning quiet muffles discussions about density altitude and engine cooling.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Canada By PC-12


A Pilatus adventure across the border



Canada By PC-12Last 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



A Visit With Richard BachOn 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



To Honor & InspireI 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 Making  Of The (LSA) BahamasThe 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

Africa Adventure


A journey of two Super Cubs through Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Malawi



Africa AdventureIt 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



Big South Fork AirparkBSFA, which began selling lots in 2008, has several attributes that many pilots and homeowners would likely agree put it in the ideal category.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Islands In The Slipstream


Is this the best-kept half-hour getaway flight secret in the U.S.?



Islands In The SlipstreamMany things draw people from around the world to the 700 islands that make up the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, off the southeastern coast of Florida.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Swap-A-Plane!


If flying yourself in an exotic, far-off land seems unaffordable, perhaps an airplane exchange could make that dream happen.



Swap-A-Plane!You can swap your house, timeshare, antiques and collectibles. So why not swap airplanes?
Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The Patriots


This civilian aerobatic jet team showcases military flying skills and gives back to aviation



The PatriotsI've always wondered what pilots of the Blue Angels, Thunderbirds and Snowbirds do once their military gig is up.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013

A Visit With Aspen Avionics


Revolutionary avionics in a culture of entrepreneurship, innovation and industry collaboration



A Visit With Aspen AvionicsOn a vast mesa west of Albuquerque, N.M., where the signs of civilization begin to dim, the terrain looks not unlike the surface of Mars.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Idaho Airpark Living


SilverWing at Sandpoint is a gateway to mountain adventure



Idaho Airpark LivingSometimes, it seems unfair that we pilots have more convenient access to the most beautiful spots in the world than ground-locked souls.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Diamond Aircraft’s Austria Home


A visit to the factory at Wiener Neustadt and a tour of the Austro Engine Plant



Diamond Aircraft’s Austria HomeIt's late August, and it's also Saturday morning of my last weekend in Austria.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Reno Air Races 2012


The tradition lives on in grand fashion!



Reno Air Races 2012Early Monday morning under gorgeous Nevada skies, the dark cloud was blown away over the Reno Air Races as the Formula One Class took to the skies.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Golden Angel


Seventy-five years of the ultimate Flivver: celebrating the immortal J3



Golden AngelThere's only one Cub, just as there's only one Wright Flyer, Joe DiMaggio or Golden Gate Bridge.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

70th Doolittle Raiders Reunion


The largest collection of B-25 Mitchells gathered since World War II



70th Doolittle Raiders ReunionThe USS Hornet's radio operator intercepted a message in Japanese at 07:45; its origins were close. Just earlier, SBD Dauntless aircraft that had launched off the USS Enterprise had spotted a small Japanese fishing vessel, and then later flew over the Enterprise's deck, dropping a message, causing Vice Admiral William F. Halsey to immediately change course.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Air to Air Sun ‘N Fun


Watch an air-to-air photo shoot in action to see how it's done



Air to Air Sun ‘N FunA behind the scenes look at a photo flight with air show stars Michael Goulian, Skip Stewart, Rob Holland and Kevin Coleman. Filmed with Nflightcam – visit www.nflightcam.com to learn more!
Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Doing Good With General Aviation


Utilize your aeronautical gifts through volunteer organizations that make the world a better place



Doing Good With General AviationAviation is the greatest science known to man simply because every other mental discipline comes into play each time an aircraft takes flight.