Archives: Destinations

Summer Is Made For Flying & The Great Outdoors

by Yasmina Platt © Copyright 2024. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2024 Digital Issue Summer is here! The mountains are calling, and we must go… fly them! I have a proposal for you. Let’s fly to … Continue reading

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Island Hopping In The San Juan Islands, Washington State

by Yasmina Platt © Copyright 2024. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue I have talked about island hopping in the Bahamas and Michigan before but, this time, we’re traveling to Washington State. It is easy … Continue reading

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Light Winds, Hot Air, Color, Light, Shapes, Chile, Ohhh Ahhh… Ingredients For Balloon Fiesta!

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2024 Digital Issue Balloon Fiesta is a special and colorful event that happens every October in Albuquerque, New Mexico! It’s a time when we convert from flight crew to ground crew … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipses: See them, Experience them!

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue The (total) solar eclipse of 2017 was one of those memorable life experiences one remembers forever. A total solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Sun … Continue reading

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A Chicago Skyline Tour

by Yasmina Platt © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2023 Digital Issue Ready for #OSH24 yet? If so, there is a good chance many of you may fly around and/or over Chicago. If so, … Continue reading

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Stanley, ID – Shhh… Let’s Keep It Between Us

by Yasmina Platt © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2023 Digital Issue Idaho may be known for its seaplane and backcountry flying, but one does not have to be a seaplane pilot or have … Continue reading

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Destination Florida!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2023 Digital Issue If you are from the Midwest, chances are you are sick of the snow and cold temps in the winter and are looking for someplace warmer for a … Continue reading

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Cool Things To See From The Air

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue Fall is upon us and, with that, come corn mazes amongst other things! Let’s talk about some of the awesome things we, pilots, can see from the … Continue reading

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Flying Back To Canada, Post Pandemic

  by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue I last flew to Canada on what was then our annual Canada Fishing Fly-Out to Miminiska Lodge, Ontario (CPS5) in 2019, and then the pandemic hit. Travel … Continue reading

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Pet-ro-glyphs In New Mexico

  by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue Petroglyphs are rock carvings (rock paintings are called pictographs). They are images created by removing part of a rock surface by incising, picking, carving, or abrading, as … Continue reading

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