Archives: Destinations

Fourth Building At National Museum of U.S. Air Force To Open June 8

by Rob Bardua National Museum of the U.S. Air Force DAYTON, OHIO – A $40.8 million building at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, which will include aircraft, such as SAM 26000 (Air Force One) and the only … Continue reading

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Fly. Fish. Fly To Canada!

by Woody Minar It was in March 2015 that Adventure Seaplanes owner, Brian Schanche of Surfside Seaplane Base, Lino Lakes, Minnesota (8Y4), asked me if I wanted to go fishing in Canada and fly some people in his Cessna 185, … Continue reading

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Canadian Fishing Fly-Out Attracts Top Gun Pilot

by Dave Weiman What pilot can honestly say that as they push in the throttle of their Cessna, Piper, Beechcraft or Cirrus, and roll down the runway, that they have never thought of the theme music for “Top Gun” (Kenny … Continue reading

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Beluga Whales, White Fox & Polar Bears…. Destination Churchill, Manitoba

by Herb & Mary Zimmers We are not sure how Churchill, Manitoba on the Hudson Bay, got on our bucket list; maybe we have been reading too many National Geographic magazines. At any rate, once on the list, Churchill had … Continue reading

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Harbour View Inn Awaits Your Arrival At Mackinac Island

by Dave Weiman As soon as you walk through the front door of the Harbour View Inn, you will be immersed in the historic charm that has made Mackinac Island, Michigan, special! Whether on your honeymoon, a romantic getaway, or … Continue reading

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Beaver Island & The Three-Island Hop!

by Dave Weiman Looking for a remote island destination? Then consider flying to Beaver Island, Michigan in northeast Lake Michigan. Thirty miles from shore, the island is served by ferry boats and two airports: Beaver Island-Welke Airport (6Y8), which is … Continue reading

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Pilot Report: Chicago Skyline Tour

by Ryan Dembroski The alarm sounded.  It was 5:00 am. Still in bed, I groggily opened up ForeFlight on my iPhone and pulled up the weather for Milwaukee Timmerman Field (MWC). The forecast was generally favorable for VFR flight, but … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls & Hudson River Flyovers

by Woody Minar Paul Durand and I were wheels up at 7 am, August 26, 2014, from Osceola, Wisconsin (KOEO) to Mansfield, Massachusetts (1B9) in Paul’s Cirrus SR22 – the plane we flew to Anaheim, Calif. and over the Grand … Continue reading

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Canadian Fishing Fly-Outs… Fast-Paced For Some – Relaxing For Others

by Dave Weiman Last year, participants in the “Canadian Fishing Fly-Outs” promoted by Midwest Flyer Magazine, had their choice of two fishing lodges, or they could opt to visit both lodges. The trips resulted in good fishing, wonderful pilot camaraderie, … Continue reading

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On Wheels or Floats, This Canada Flying Fishing Trip Is For You!

Wilderness North is hosting two Canada Flying Fishing Trips For Pilots In 2015 to its “Miminiska Lodge” facilities, located 196 nm north of Thunder Bay, Ontario.  Miminiska Lodge is one of few Canada lodges that have their own airports (CPS5, … Continue reading

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