backcountry flying

Why Alaska?

My friend Richard called a few days ago with a question that has caused me some difficulty in formulating a cogent answer. “Why Alaska?” he asked, then added “and if you are insistent on doing this, why go in that little yellow airplane when you have a perfectly usable Bonanza that is twice as fast and much more comfortable?” I also know there are other friends and family...

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Rebuild Big Creek!

Big Creek Lodge was originally built in the 1930’s in Idaho’s back country. Pilots and outdoor enthusiasts have enjoyed it for years until it burned to the ground in 2008. Now, a group of pilots and supporters is working to rebuild Big Creek. I support this effort, in fact I just made a donation to the cause. So far, over 1/2 of the estimated cost has been raised. I hope you will...

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