Author Archives: Mr. Bart

Australia

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Some photos from my visit to Australia in 2013

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Niagara Falls

Last month, I was able to take my mom on a flight to Niagara Falls (KIAG). As luck would have it, we had a picture-perfect cloudless day with outstanding visibility. In addition, the super-friendly approach control allowed us to to circle the … Continue reading

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AirVenture 2013 – Oshkosh, WI

   

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Mackinac Island

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Mackinac (Mackinaw) Island is a small piece of land between the Southern and Northern Michigan peninsulas. No motor vehicles are allowed (bikes and horses only) but the island has a general aviation airport with a 3500 foot runway and a small marina where … Continue reading

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The Flight of Passage

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Finally, after years of planning, I realized my life-long dream to fly across the US very much like the Buck brothers did in the book I named my site after. This June, my 11 year-old son Alex and I spent 10 … Continue reading

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Hong Kong

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If you are an aviation enthusiast, the main reason to visit Hong Kong USED to be Kai Tak – one of the world’s most difficult airports to land at. I say “used to” because Kai Tak is no more. The … Continue reading

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Cleveland Rocks!

Cleveland, OH is a relatively short 1.5h flight from my home base in Indianapolis. This was my first time there and I must say that I was pleasantly surprised. First of all, the city scores a BIG PLUS in my … Continue reading

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Flying in the Rocky Mountains

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The most memorable flying experience to-date. The views truly are out-of-this world. On July 1st, I flew from St. George, UT to my home airport (Indianapolis Metropolitan KUMP). The flight took us through Utah, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, and to … Continue reading

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Tokyo, Japan

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My all-time favorite city. No clue how GA-friendly it is as I did not fly around it but still love it. The view of Mount Fuji from Roppongi is spectacular. I really lucked-out. Within 30 mins of taking the photo the … Continue reading

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Indianapolis, IN

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Not much to look at but I still like Indy. Friendly people, excellent for general aviation (many nice airports around), safe, decent weather, and cost of living. Plus, it is my current hometown.

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