• Destinations

    Going North!

    Your dream trip from the Lower 48 starts at the 49th parallel-- Learn what's special about flying to points north through Canada. Read More
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Backcountry destinations

Learn about backcountry airports and off-airport operations from around the world.


Backcountry aircraft

Bush planes and aircraft that are ideal for backcountry flying, including popular modifications and accessories.


Backcountry piloting

Techniques and procedures for negotiating the unique flight environment of the backcountry.

Safety & Survival

Backcountry safety and survival

Self-sufficiency in the absence of civilization is a critical skillset for pilots.

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Latest forum activity

Maintenance and Parts Support
Brian-StevesAircraft Yesterday, 23:31pm View the latest post Faulty ignition harness lead
You can, but I would buy a new harness... When you get it installed make sure all. The wires are tied so that there is absolutely no chafing against the engine, baffles or the wires...
Around the Campfire
rcwflyer Yesterday, 21:51pm View the latest post Loss of a Dear BCP Family Member - Noreen Macbean
Deepest sympathies and sadness for your loss. I know God has a plan even though we may not understand. Judging by this community, you have a great wealth of family and friends to draw...
mmartin1872 Yesterday, 21:45pm View the latest post Sandpiper and Rowenas
Our local eaa chapter tries to go to rowenas on sunny Sundays. . Is a great strip and good food.
Products, Gear, and Technology
whee Yesterday, 20:25pm View the latest post Panel - Ultimate in Light Weight
Looking outside is why I fly. I'm not looking to run foreflight or anything as I still prefer having my finger on a paper map and my eyes outside. Basic VFR instruments are the only...
Cary Yesterday, 20:19pm View the latest post Denver-Area Hangar Availability?
I am now--just "joined". I didn't realize there were separate regional groups. ding-ding-ding
Cary Yesterday, 20:12pm View the latest post WTB: TKM MX12
Hi Brian,
I have an extra MX-300 nav/com in my overly equipped C-150. I am not sure of the differences between the MX12 and a MX-300, but I would be willing to sell it (helping the...
Products, Gear, and Technology
Cary Yesterday, 20:08pm View the latest post Stratus ADS-B Out
I hope it provides a certified GPS solution that can be output with NEMA RS232 signals to other devices that use gps positioning - like they 406 ELT. I also hope it has a better (more...
Aviation Regulation and Law
Kevin Yesterday, 19:33pm View the latest post Sleep Apnea Screening Guidance for AMEs
"For instance, the doctor enters the exam room to find the patient sleeping, or suffering periods of prolonged apnea. In these cases, the pilot should be deferred."
If the...

A Thousand Words

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What is a picture worth? View this full frame slideshow of some of the most stunning backcountry flying photos from our community.

Featured photographer

Alaskan bush pilot and photographer Arturo Polo-Ena

Check out the work of our latest featured photographer Arturo Polo-Ena, a working bush pilot for Ultima Thule Lodge in Alaska.

Bush Flying Library

Bush Flying Library

Check out this and many more recommended books in the Bush Flying Library, as well as instructional and survival titles.