Buying Backcountry: Focus on Your Needs

When it's time to select a plane for the bush, look beyond the macho advertising and objectively analyze the flying you'll really be doing.

Want to start a fight at a gathering of pilots? Just innocently ask, “Hey, what’s the best backcountry airplane?” Go hide. Then come back in 10 minutes and watch the chairs flying.  Backcountry flying and the airplanes designed for it have powerful allure that, combined with the adrenaline factor of STOL operations, often causes any […]
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