Many pilots — if not their spouses — want to combine flying with recreation when they plan a vacation. Often, the result is simply flying to a location and parking the plane. But what if you want to use an aircraft to go places and see things otherwise impossible? AVweb's Howard Fried just returned from such a journey — traveling entirely by Cessna on the Great Outback Australian Navigation adventure. Some guys get all the cushy assignments. More
Relaxing stringent TSOs on certified equipment would help a lot. More
The winner is an airplane and water again but not technically a floatplane. Edgar Tello took this beauty of a Seabee testing the waters on a pond at Sugar Valley Airport in North Carolina. Nice work, Edgar.