Archives: Destinations

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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There Are Things You Can Only See From The Air… Perú’s Nazca Lines!

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Aircraft are great traveling machines, but they are also fantastic platforms for sightseeing. I recently found the best place for aerial sightseeing – the Nazca (often spelled “Nasca”) Lines … Continue reading

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A Side Trip From The Famous Grand Canyon

by Yasmina Soria Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue My husband, Jared, and I recently took a trip (a 10-year wedding anniversary trip!) to an area of Arizona’s Grand Canyon we had never been to – Hualapai’s … Continue reading

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Luray, Virginia – Flying There Is Half The Fun!

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue The article I recently wrote about the Grand Canyon Caverns reminded me of a memorable trip my then boyfriend Jared and I took back in 2007 when I was … Continue reading

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Making Memories In Hot Springs, Arkansas

by Yasmina Platt Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue An unknown author once said, “The best things in life are the people you love, the places you’ve seen, and the memories you’ve made along the way.” I could not agree … Continue reading

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