Tag Archives: Yasmina Platt

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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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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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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