Tag Archives: Yasmina Platt

Experience Moab 360

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Moab, Utah is one of my favorite hubs for adventure. It has absolutely something for everyone: two National Parks (NP), two more State Parks (SP), lots of open … Continue reading

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Airport Lodging

by Yasmina Platt Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue Traveling during a pandemic has proven to be risky and, therefore, undesirable for many. RV travel trends have increased because people are not … Continue reading

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Richfield – One of the Best Places To Paraglide In Utah

by Yasmina Platt Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue Who needs an engine or an airstrip when you have mountains, a lifting force, and empty fields? That’s what paragliding and hang gliding … Continue reading

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Be-Utah-Ful! Backcountry Flying In Utah

by Yasmina Platt Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2021 issue It’s a great day any time I can be in the mountains. It’s a great day when I fly. It’s a fantastic day any … Continue reading

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Different Aircraft for Different Missions, SLC Style!

by Yasmina Platt Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue Flying cross country? Trying to cover a bit of ground? Need to get somewhere fast? On a budget? Take the airplane. Want to … Continue reading

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Flying Up In The “Big Sky”

by Yasmina Platt Copyright 2021.  All rights reserved! Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2020 In addition to flying over Glacier National Park (GNP) last summer, I also had a chance to fly around a good portion of northwest … 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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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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Hungry For A Flying Destination?

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue I am sitting at my computer having just sent an email to would-be participants of our 2020 “Canada Fishing Fly-Out” to Miminiska Lodge, Ontario. Miminiska is one of very … 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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