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
Or how I really did spend half my pay to get a private pilot certificate. So quit whining about how much things cost. More
Tom Ciura of Lancaster, NY kicks off our latest batch of reader-submitted photos. Click through for more shots from AVweb readers.