Aviation Travel Articles
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, 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 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.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Islands In The Slipstream
Is this the best-kept half-hour getaway flight secret in the U.S.?
Many 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
If flying yourself in an exotic, far-off land seems unaffordable, perhaps an airplane exchange could make that dream happen.
You can swap your house, timeshare, antiques and collectibles. So why not swap airplanes?
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
This civilian aerobatic jet team showcases military flying skills and gives back to aviation
I'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
On 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
Sometimes, 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
It'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!
Early 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
Seventy-five years of the ultimate Flivver: celebrating the immortal J3
There'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
The 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
A 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
Aviation is the greatest science known to man simply because every other mental discipline comes into play each time an aircraft takes flight.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The Maine (Seaplane) Event!
Is this the best, most in-your-face float-flying event in America?
Caught up in something of a busman's holiday, I'm shooting so many images that I rip through one 8 GB CompactFlash memory card after another.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Let's Go To Jamaica, Mon!
The TBMOPA demonstrates the real value of type clubs
When more than 500 of the same type of airplane are sold, it stands to reason that some of these aircraft owners are going to meet and get to know one another.