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November 1, 2011

Kenmore Air

Where Flying is 'Still Fun'

What better way to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Pacific Northwest than from the cockpit of a de Havilland Beaver? Kenmore Air has been flying Beavers and Twin Otters in the blue skies of Seattle—oh, the rainy skies, too—for more than 60 years. Seattle-ite Jason Paur grew up hearing the hum of those Pratt & Whitneys and gets to fly a Beaver for the first time in our feature story. Enjoy his experience and a day in the life at Kenmore Air in this online video.

Wing walker

Walking Back On

Jane Wicker missed wing walking, so when the idea struck her again, up she went. And up we went with video camera in hand to record the amazing stunts and feats of daring only an accomplished wing walker can execute. You're going to be amazed.

Winner

We Have a Winner!

First—we’re sorry it wasn’t you. But Crossover Classic winner Eric Short certainly provided some interesting video footage when we met him at Dulles International Airport in the middle of the night. Would you have reacted the same? See this video to compare.

Maine tax

The 5-Percent Solution

Learn how a pilot’s unexpected use-tax bill added momentum to the battle to save Maine from the tax man in this online video.

Flight for survival

Flight for Survival

General aviation’s versatility can be a lifesaver for remote areas hit by natural disasters. We flew in with Bahamas Habitat relief airplanes after the devastation caused by Hurricane Irene. See the successes of a GA mission in this online video.

Powerless flight

Powerless Flight

How does a fixed-wing engine-loving pilot take to flying gliders? Let’s ask Dave Hirschman how it feels to be powerless in this online video.