Archives: Destinations

Texan Makes Solo Flight In A Floatplane To Alaska…. Pure Joy & A Lesson In Pilot Preparedness!

by Ken Wittekiend Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Skylane N9681 Foxtrot is returning to Medford with an engine problem,” I radioed the tower at Rogue Valley International – Medford … Continue reading

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Going-to-the-Sun Road Skyway

by Yasmina Platt Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Glacier, Waterton Lakes, Banff, and Jasper National Parks have been on our “to visit” list for a long time. We took … Continue reading

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What to do? What to do? Where should I fly to?

by Jim Hanson Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue As I write this article, I am manning my empty office at Albert Lea (MN) Municipal Airport (KAEL) on July 4, … Continue reading

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The Birth of America… The Birth of Freedom

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue During a trip to Boston (to teach a “Rusty Pilots Seminar” for AOPA), I had the chance to travel back in time while visiting the Minute Man National Historical … Continue reading

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Wedding In Eleuthera

by Yasmina Soria Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue When one of our old friends announced he would get married in the Bahamas in February of 2020, my husband and I immediately said we would fly GA … Continue reading

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Island Hopping, Lake Michigan Style!

by Yasmina Soria Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue One may not always think of Michigan when thinking about “island hopping,” but there are a number of small islands on Lake Michigan with General Aviation (GA) airports. … Continue reading

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Birthplace of Aviation… An Air Trail Around Ohio

by Yasmina Soria Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Ohio, the “Birthplace of Aviation,” has been home to countless aviation inventions, the birthplace of many pioneering aviators, the cradle of the aviation industry, and the location of … Continue reading

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The Purest Form of Human Flying

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue In addition to its delicious culinary offerings, Lima, Perú is known for surfing and paragliding off the cliffs in Miraflores (a trendy and touristic neighborhooad). Paragliding is very … Continue reading

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A Flight To Canada… Familiar Surroundings From A Different Perspective!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Last year, I wrote an article describing my flight to Ontario, Canada to participate in the annual Canada Fishing Fly-Out to Miminiska Lodge. Accompanying me was an old classmate … Continue reading

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Beyond Airspace – Flying Around Lima, Perú

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue After a few work trips to Lima, Perú, I was asked to temporarily relocate there. You may already know from my other articles that I do not like to … Continue reading

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