Virginia Creeper trail

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…

Plane and Pilot Magazine DA40

Plane and Pilot Magazine Boasts Benefits of DA 40 XLS

DA40 XLS: The Innovator Keeps Getting Better With the addition of Garmin’s Synthetic Vision Technology and other improvements, the popular composite four-seater reaches a wider audience Written by Marc C. Lee, AIr-To-Air Photos By Jessica Ambats   The day was a dappled gray when I arrived at Long Beach Airport in California for my chance…

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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 Magazine

Flying Magazine Article: Flying the Diamond Star XLS

Flying the Diamond Star XLS By Robert Goyer   It’s been almost 10 years since Austrian manufacturer Diamond Aircraft launched its all-composite four-seater, the DA40 Diamond Star, as a follow-on to its successful but payload-limited Katana two-seat trainer. I went to the Diamond factory in Austria back then to fly and photograph the Diamond Star,…


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 &…