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    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.

CubCrafters - Every gram has a purpose

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Barnstormer 21 minutes ago View the latest post Let the 185 mods begin (again)
Very Interesting! Are the ailerons noticeably heavier or is it just a slower rate?
Just a little slower roll rate, not heavier.
So this is weird, I was about to make another post and...
Around the Campfire
NimpoCub Today, 10:32am View the latest post Kevin, was this you guys?
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The Helo company that made it happen was Black Ops Valdez. Those boy's made it happen. Major Kudos for Black O
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contactflying Today, 10:05am View the latest post Video: Fun in the Nevada Sun
Let me go over that "low" ground effect thing again! Tell me there is a sweet spot and you don't have to wiggle that stick a bit.
Around the Campfire
RanchPilot Today, 10:01am View the latest post Wingsuit Reentry Back Into A Porter!
Here's video of Jeb Corliss trying to fly a wingsuit BACK INSIDE a Pilatus Porter.
Here's the video...
Pierre_R Today, 08:59am View the latest post FS: 1954 PA-18 150
If you haven't listed it on Barnstormers.com, you might give it a try. I just sold my taildragger through that site last week. Last year I sold my Kitfox on Barnstormers. Both of...
Products, Gear, and Technology
Bushmaster1111 Today, 08:29am View the latest post Cellular Telephone Canada (West Coast)
I work up and down the west coast and have found Telus to work better in remote locations than the other provider. Just my observations!
Trip Reports
scottnt Today, 08:10am View the latest post TR: Chukar Flats
We were there just yesterday! Sorry we missed you. Spent some time fishing and hiked up the river, then floated it back down to the strip.
Hiking up the River...went as far as we...
Flight Resource - Composite Prop Upgrades For Most Popular Aircraft

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.