2011 airshow season off to a rough start

Last year seemed to be a pretty good year for North American acts with regards to accidents at airshows.  This year does not appear to have had the greatest start. Kyle and Amanda Franklin were both seriously injured in an … Continue reading →

Flying Wild Alaska interview

Those of you who have been watching Flying Wild Alaska on the Discovery Channel on Friday nights might get a kick out of this. Era Alaska pilot Doug Doherty did an audio interview with the folks at the new site … Continue reading →

Aviation And Twitter

What seems to be an appropriate follow-up post to my previous post, I’ve compiled a list of folks I follow related to real-world aviation. If there are others I should include, I welcome any suggestions! Twitter Name Description GetInTheAir Excited … Continue reading →

Flying Wild Alaska

Premiering on Discovery Channel on January 14th is the new series called Flying Wild Alaska. Operating their family-run airline, Era Alaska, the Tweto family battles unforgiving Alaska weather and terrain to transport life’s necessities to one of the most remote … Continue reading →

Ideal Flight: FSX front end

How many of you have started up FSX with the intent on flying somewhere new? If so then you are familiar with the rather lengthy process of setting up the flight plan, weather, and briefing. Your impulse tells you that … Continue reading →

Give the gift with Altitude!

With less than a week left to go before jolly ole’ St. Nick makes his yearly trek around the globe, the shopping days are quickly dwindling. If you haven’t had a chance to find a gift for that person in your life who has an interest in aviation, but just hasn’t taken the leap into taking lessons … here is the perfect gift! For $119 you can give an introductory flight at one of over 4oo flight schools across the USA through PilotJourney.com. Included in the package: A 30-40 minute flight lesson with an FAA-certified instructor. A 30 minute seminar to … Continue reading Give the gift with Altitude!