Flying Destination: Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains National Park is a unique outdoor treasure on the eastern seaboard that offers a wealth of activities for families and adventurers. The good news is it’s accessible by aircraft with relative ease making it a great flying destination. If you are looking for that unique destination to add to your flying adventure list…


Raleigh to Reno in a DA40

So, if you live in Reno and you’re finishing your private pilot training and you lust for a Diamond DA40 of your own, who do you call? LIfeStyle Aviation of course! Bryce Bohlander based at Carson City Nevada airport reached out to LifeStyle and quickly realized the folks at LifeStyle were the experts that could help him find the right…

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Strong Dollar Drives DA42 Atlantic Crossings

So, if you want to upgrade to a Diamond DA42 aircraft and get a great deal…Who do you call?   LifeStyle Aviation of course! That’s what one SR20 owner did when he was ready for his next level aircraft. “With the strength of the dollar we are finding excellent opportunities for our clients by leveraging…

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North Carolina to St. Thomas in a DA40

If you want to learn to fly and you live in paradise in the US Virgin Islands what do you do? You call LifeStyle Aviation of course! During Oshkosh 2016 while manning the Diamond booth we had the pleasure of making the acquaintance of Bruce Baebler from St. Thomas. Actually, Bruce is from St. Louis but…

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LifeStyle Delivers Another DA42 to New Zealand

LifeStyle Aviation sells aircraft world-wide. We have LifeStyle Aviation Network Partners is some far flung parts of the Globe. We have been partners with Larry Jooste and his team at Aeromotive in New Zealand for years now and have sent a dozen or more aircraft and now have delivered our second DA42. Many of the…


DC to Guadeloupe in a DA40

Flying From DC to Guadeloupe in a Diamond DA40 Contributed by LifeStyle Aviation customer and DA40 owner, Alex Malison   Looking for ways to enjoy the aviation lifestyle?  LifeStyle Aviation loves sharing fun destinations and different ways to enjoy the freedom flying provides. Here is one submitted by long time customer and DA40 flyer Alex Malison.…

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DiamondShare LifeStyles – A New England Winter

DiamondShare LifeStyles – A New England Winter By Cameron Byrd   As a brand new member of the DiamondShare program, I decided to make my first major excursion a trip to New England to see my family and some old friends. Familiar with winter flying in New England, I chose to brave the rain, snow…

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Destinations: Cape May NJ

Flying Destinations: Cape May, NJ Flying from KRDU, to KWWD in a Diamond DA40   LifeStyle Aviation loves sharing ways to enjoy the freedom of the aviation lifestyle.  Are you looking for a interesting off season beach trip?  With it’s rich history and wealth of victorian buildings, Cape May NJ is a beach town that…


Destinations Provincetown: Flying to Cape Cod in a DA40

Diamond DA40 to Provincetown One of our clients, Brandon Palmer flew his DA40 XLS to the cape – Orange County Airport KMGJ to Provincetown Municipal Airport, KPVC.   LifeStyle Aviation loves sharing ways to enjoy the ‘aviation lifestyle.’  Recently, one of our clients flew his DA40 to Provincetown.  Provincetown is located at the very tip of Cape Cod…

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Flying Destinations – Key West, FL

Key West, FL By LifeStyle Aviation Ambassador Cynthia Lee Cross country adventures in my DiamondStar DA40 are one of my favorite past times.  In the summer of 2013, my friend and Air Race Classic co-pilot, Nancy Rohr, and I flew to Key West for a little R&R.  We left Wilmington, DE (KILG) and flew to Key…

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Recommended Flying Destinations

We get lots of questions about flying here at LifeStyle Aviation and we love to help pilots achieve the dream of an “Aviation LifeStyle” and the freedom and potential it brings to life. We love to travel and use our planes to enjoy special adventures and trips on a regular basis so we’ve implemented a…


A Romantic Valentine’s Flying Getaway!

Looking for a romantic Valentine’s flying getaway? Our next Destination post will be a very special one that are going to want to book mark and remember for planning your next flying destination list. This past Valentine’s Day we escaped the cold of winter in the Diamond DA40 and I treated my wife to a…

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Fly-In Bed & Breakfast at Smith Mountain Lake

Fly-in Destinations – Quiet Bed & Breakfast on a Beautiful Lake   Looking for new ways to enjoy the flying lifestyle?  Bed, Breakfasts, & Hangers – Their slogan says it all.  Bedford Landings at Smithfield Lake is a relaxing fly-in getaway.  The best part is you land and taxi up right to the B&B…now that’s convenient!…


Video: DA40 Landing in Toronto City Airport

A DA40 Client of ours sent us this video of landing at Toronto City Airport, CYTZ.   If you are interested in flying to Canada or visiting the Diamond Factory LifeStyle Aviation would be happy to assist you.  For more information please contact LifeStyle Aviation, or phone: 406-359-1669.   Runway Information FAA Identifier: CYTZ Lat/Long:…


A Fly and Ski Adventure: NC to CO in a DA40

North Carolina to Colorado in a Diamond DA40 In our business we help many people from all parts of the world acquire aircrafts. The most enjoyable parts of our business are building long term relationships that allow us to help clients each time they are ready for different aircraft and then of course we like…

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“Fly Fishing” is Fun!

Many folks get involved in aviation looking for a way to get to business and pleasure destinations faster. The coast of North Carolina with its paradise called the “Outer Banks” represents a sportsman’s nirvana.

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Fly-In Restaurant Receives Recognition

Best Fly-In Restaurants – Pik N Pig Receives Recognition Our friend and owner of Gilliam-McConnell Airport (5NC3), Roland Gilliam, let us know that the now famous Pik N Pig BBQ Restaurant located on the field has been acknowledged (again) as one of the best fly-in restaurants in the country by The $100 Hamburger website’s 2014…

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Destination, Paradise: A Tropical Island Adventure

If your idea of heaven is flying off to your own tropical island then this adventure is for you!     This trip is within the realm of any general aviation pilot with a reliable aircraft. The destination is within 185NM’s of Fort Pierce Airport. Where: Fly to Marsh Harbor (MYAM) located on Abaco in…

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Flying Destination: Bar Harbor Maine!

One of the most enjoyable things we get to do here at LifeStyle Aviation is actually use these wonderful airplanes we are always talking about and providing for sale and enjoy the aviation lifestyle. We search out special fly-in destinations and adventures to alert our readers so they can take full advantage of the lifestyle changing potential…

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Coast-to-Coast in a DA40 with the G1000

Coast-to-Coast in the DA40 with the G1000 We are blessed to call so many great folks our friends, customers and supporters. Our friends Joey Richie and Matt Webb of Newport News VA just return from a great coast-to-coast flying adventure in their Diamond DA40 XLS with its G1000 panel and fuel sipping performance. This story…

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Fly In and Bike the Virginia Creeper Trial

Fly In and Bike the Virginia Creeper Trial   Flying Destination: Virginia Creeper Trail Airport: KVJI – Virginia Highlands, Abingdon, VA Activities: 17-34 mile down hill bike trail ride Comments: Fun easy trip for the whole family or romantic weekend for a couple Our hope is that we’ll inspire you to take off to fun…

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You are invited to Fly In for BBQ

Flying Destination: The Pik-N-Pig Restaurant, Carthage, NC Airport: Gilliam-McConnell Airfield – 5NC3 coordinates: N35-20-366 W079-26-204 SDZ (VOR) 111.8 10.6 miles 049 Radial Activities: Enjoy a BBQ lunch or dinner while you watch airplanes Comments: This unique place is simply something you must experience   If Pigs could fly they’d likely head out for that fabled…


Flying to the Bahamas

Fly to the Bahamas: We enjoy bringing you fun destinations for you to enjoy flying to in your modern aircraft. This one tops them all. is a Christian mission organization that organizes pilots to fly their aircraft to the Bahamas for Fly-In & Help Out Events. They have these events in the spring and fall.…


New Smithsonian Center is a “Must See”

  Flying Destination: Smithsonian Air & Space Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Airports: KHEF – Manassas, VA, KJYO – Leesburg, VA, KIAD – Dulles International Activities: Simply the most amazing Aviation Museum Comments: A must see destination for all aviators with fun for the whole family.   Many pilots are familiar with the Smithsonian National Air &…