Places to Fly

Upper Middle Rhine Valley

May 3, 2015 by falstro. 0 comments

Middle Rhine stretching from Bingen to Cologne

Middle Rhine stretching from Bingen to Cologne

A couple of months ago I took a friend up for his first flight in a small aircraft, alongside this stretch of river Rhine which is quite beautiful. I figured it would be a nice thing to show a first timer. I’ve flown it a couple of times, twice as a student, and a few times since getting my ticket. On this trip though, the sights turned out to be extraordinary. The pictures don’t really do justice but at least I’m glad I got a few of them to share. more »

Montauk Airport (KMTP)

May 2, 2015 by voretaq7. 0 comments

Located near the eastern tipKMTP - Road Sign of Long Island, Montauk Airport claims the tile of New York’s Easternmost Airport, but for a New York pilot who wants to spend a day at the beach, it’s also a great way to avoid spending the day in traffic, and even during the height of the summer your chances of finding parking on the ramp are far better than finding a spot for your car at other local beaches.

The airport itself is not large or busy by any standard: A single runway and a small ramp for parking, airport operations is all contained in a one-room building and some outdoor tables for passengers to wait during preflight.

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