Archives: Destinations

Island Hopping In The Bahamas

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Hurricane season just ended November 30, 2016. Winter is here! Brrrr…. And so is the holiday season, with more PTO and time to spend with family. There’s no better … Continue reading

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Nebraska Nice – The Nebraska Air Trail!

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 In the last issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I talked about developing “air trails” to give pilots (and their passengers) other reasons to fly and bring flying and tourism together. … Continue reading

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Touchdown Miminiska!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Each year, we get better at flying to Canada and the procedures of flying across the border get easier and easier. Last year, we had our first Cirrus join us, … Continue reading

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Port Washington, Wisconsin… A Midwest Town With New England Flair!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 PORT WASHINGTON, Wisconsin has long been known for having some of the best trophy fishing on Lake Michigan, but what many pilots didn’t realize until recently, they can fly there! “Port” is … Continue reading

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The Grand Hotel On Mackinac Island… For That Special Getaway or Annual Vacation Destination

by Dave Weiman Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 The next time you want to do something special for a friend or your significant other, jump in your plane, fly to Mackinac Island, Michigan, and stay at the glorious “Grand … Continue reading

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Florida – The Place To Fly To, When The Snow Flys In The Midwest

by Dave Weiman Depending on where you live in the Midwest and your final destination, Florida is between 1,000 and 1,500 nautical miles southeast, and the course is mountain free if you fly west of the Appalachian Mountains. One or … Continue reading

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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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