The magic of a sunset is enhanced at several thousand feet. The turbulent air created by the sun is calmed by the cooling air as nightfall approaches. Cities come alive at night, as they turn on their lights.
Departing Ocean City, MD, a nice short-hop destination from Philly. The beach is only a short bike-ride away. Cabs are also prevalent. My favorite aspect of beaches in the northeast is the boardwalk phenomenon. Miles of boardwalk stretch across the length of shore providing an easy stroll for shopping, restaurants, and just enjoying the scenery.
Joy’s Redtail and Bono display the turn-on-a-dime taxi skills of the Grumman Trainer.
A few short blocks from the Ocean, the airport at Ocean City, NJ truly lives up to its name. Tie-down is currently $12 for the day (2016). Expect crosswinds!
Departing KLDJ, GA airport just south of Newark International.
After receiving my private certificate in 2008, I dreamed of someday owning a plane. Well, it took 8 years before I finally took the plunge. And, I couldn’t be happier. Stay tuned for more updates about the new plane and adventures it provides.
Some of my favorite destinations are near beaches. Pictured here is North Myrtle Beach (near Grand Strand Airport KCRE) located in North Myrtle Beach, SC. My first long-distance solo cross-country was from Lexington, NC to Myrtle Beach, SC. Fortunately my instructor had prepared me for major hiccups that could occur on long trips. With barely…
Video guides for flying the Hudson River Corridor