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Look Before You Fly with FAA Weather Cameras
Michael T Vivion
Published on: 1/17/2022
The manager of the FAA’s weather camera program shares his experiences with aviation in Alaska and why he’s excited about the forthcoming weather cameras to Hawaii’s unique landscape.
Getting Found--How to Communicate from Backcountry
Michael T Vivion
Published on: 9/18/2021
Our airplanes are like a magic carpet....they can take us deep into the wilderness or to another state in a matter of a few hours. Many of the places we choose to go with our magic carpets don't have a handy pay phone, however. This article offers some suggestions on how to prepare for the worst, and just keep your loved ones advised of your status.
PVFR and the Single Pilot
Michael T Vivion
Published on: 9/4/2021
An Alaskan pilot gains some insight on what actually defines "safe VFR weather".
Flying In Smoke: Risk vs Reward
Roy Evans II
Published on: 9/2/2021
Roy Evans II, President of the Utah Back Country Pilots Association, has shared with us a recent article he wrote about flying in smoke. It's a great article--Enjoy!
Montana's Aviation History Presentation
Michael T Vivion
Published on: 3/6/2021
The following link will take you to a recording of the recent presentation by Anne Millbrooke called "Stories from the Aviation History of Montana". Enjoy!
Winter Flying Tips
Michael T Vivion
Published on: 10/12/2020
Winter is rapidly approaching. Will this winter be a kind and gentle one, or an old fashioned blaster of a winter?
Who knows, but the wise Montana aviator will make some preparations prior to the onset of frigid weather.