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.
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Air-to-Air Photo Flight
Go behind the scenes on an air-to-air photo mission!
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
The Last Time
Half of the DC-3s in America celebrate the Gooney Bird’s 75th
Number One’s three-blade prop begins to turn-cough-turn. The engine whines, whines, then belches out clots of smoke as the big Wright Cyclone thunders to life. Joe Colmer, 93, feels the rumble through the metal seat.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team performs at the 2010 Reno Air Races.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Hoot Gibson in the Pits!
Astronaut and Reno racer Robert “Hoot” Gibson takes Plane & Pilot on an exclusive tour of the Unlimited Pits at the 2010 Reno Air Races.
Thursday, September 23, 2010
After losing the engine in Voodoo, a P-51D Mustang, racer Will Whiteside makes a safe landing on Stead Field’s Runway 14.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Relentless Loses Prop!
When the propeller departed his Relentless 42 race plane, pilot Kevin Eldredge kept his cool and landed safely.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
We Fly The Space Shuttle (Simulator, That Is)
What’s it like to reenter the atmosphere from Earth’s orbit?
I always seem to be in the wrong time warp. I was born too late to fly fighters in WWII and too late for the space program.
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Rookies of Reno
So you want to race around the pylons? Here’s a look at what it takes.
The Reno Air Races are unlike any other contest in the world.
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
The largest seaplane gathering in the West
For two days each September, the shores and skies of the quaint Central California town of Lakeport are taken over by the Clear Lake Splash-In.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
With a new musical score by James Horner, the Horsemen P-51 team rides anew
As I lower myself into the rear cockpit, I pinch myself. No, I’m not dreaming. I really am in a WWII P-51D Mustang, about to ride with the Horsemen, the world’s only P-51 aerobatic team, known for their hyperprecise formation aerobatics.