Pilot Journal
Tuesday, July 28, 2009

¡Chile Lindo!

Tour Aviation Chile guides pilots through a stunning slice of South America

With more than 5,000 hours of flight time logged, 36-year-old Jaime Hernández is an expert on flying in Chile. He and his team of pilot guides know their country intimately and are passionate about sharing the best it has to offer, both in the air and on the ground.

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Atacama Adventure (8 days)
Pilots fly over the salt plains of northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, one of the world’s driest regions. Stops include Chuquicamata, the world’s largest copper mine, the European Southern Observatory and Valparaíso, Chile’s main port city.

Southern Wonders (9 days)
Turquoise waters and dramatic volcanoes populate the view from above the Lake District. Earthbound activities include fishing, white-water rafting and wine tasting. Pilots will also fly to Chile’s largest island, Chiloé, known for its small fishing towns and colorful architecture.

A Peek at Patagonia (12 days)
Glaciers and fjords dominate the far south, some areas of which are accessible only by small grass strips. This extended tour includes a border hop over the massive Andes Mountains to Bariloche, an Argentinean alpine town.

The Chilean Caper (18 days)
An extended tour that combines the Atacama Adventure and A Peek at Patagonia tours.

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