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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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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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Biking Around San Antonio

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue Even though biking has, traditionally, been one of the most unsafe activities I’ve engaged in, I still love it and practice it often. I do enjoy a good … Continue reading

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Splashing Around Northwest Montana

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue My favorite time of the year is with us! Summer is here, the mountains are calling, and we must go… fly them! 2020 was the first time my … Continue reading

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The Crescent City – New Orleans, LA

by Yasmina Platt © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The Jazz City… New Orleans, Louisiana (NOLA) has many names. It’s because the heart of the … Continue reading

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From the Air and From the Ground

Article & Photos by Yasmina Platt © Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue   The mountains are calling, and we must go… no matter how we get there! Although they … Continue reading

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Splashing In Northern Idaho

by Yasmina Platt Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Although Priest River (a small town) and Priest Lake in northern Idaho are both great places to fly to, the fuel system icing inhibitor “Prist” is not required … Continue reading

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