Tag Archives: Yasmina Platt

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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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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Life Elevated® – Not Just Utah’s Tourism Tag Line

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue You may have noticed that the Beehive State, Utah, is pushing a strong tourism campaign. They have good reasons to. The state has sooo much to offer; they … Continue reading

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Flying Low & Slow In Alaska…   Where Less Is More & Lower Is Better!

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 I recently traveled to “The Last Frontier” (yes, you guessed it, Alaska!) for work. When I realized I was scheduled to be in Anchorage only a week after the annual … Continue reading

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Bem Vindos ao Brasil

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue Two co-workers and I recently traveled to Brazil on a project assignment. When I realized we had a free day in Sao Paulo to explore, I quickly looked for … Continue reading

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Letters from Robert (Bob) Ross Rees, Jr.

Hi Dave & Peggy: I was Googling flying articles and found out about Midwest Flyer Magazine, and it had an article from a pilot I met a few times at some AOPA events in Iowa. I first met Yasmina Platt … Continue reading

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Another Beautiful Day Flying In The Colorado Mountains

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue It’s October 15, 2017, and the “end” of Colorado’s best mountain flying season is fast approaching, so I had to take advantage of another beautiful morning to fly … Continue reading

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Oklahoma’s Lake Eufaula – Fly-in/Camp-out

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue In previous articles, I have been detailing sample air trails or air tours, but if you prefer a destination instead, Oklahoma’s Lake Eufaula, formerly known as Fountainhead State Park, … Continue reading

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Transition Training from Fixed-Wing to Rotary-Wing

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 I recently added “Rotorcraft – Helicopter” to my green plastic certificate and I quickly learned that science is what gets helicopters in the air, but art is what keeps them … Continue reading

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