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
Its lasting technical import is less impressive than the indelible inspiration of doing something this challenging and putting it out there for the world to see. In real time. More
Allen Macbean of American Fork, Utah serves up our latest "Picture of the Week." Click through for a better look and for more breath-taking reader-submitted photos.