Two Anchorage men were critically injured when a small plane flying over the Iron Dog snowmachine race crashed near Rainy Pass Lodge on Alaska's Iditarod Trail.
February 18, 2013
For a week every year, Iron Dog volunteer pilot Keith Manternach has to fly every day "in some very challenging situations." But for Manternach, it's hardly an unpleasant experience.
February 22, 2015
A group of aviation stakeholders formed in 2011 to address the issue of midair collisions in Mat-Su has turned its attention to the narrow flight corridor that parallels the Glenn Highway between the Palmer and Anchorage airports.
February 19, 2015
For pilots who find themselves flying in the Alaska Bush in winter, the decision-making process concerning safety begins before they ever leave the house. Combating "get-home-itis" can be one of the toughest challenges for a pilot stuck between spending a night in the cold or taking off -- but a decision that could save her life.
February 14, 2015
The state has released its annual roundup of aviation activity around Alaska's many airports, including air travel statistics, changes at the state's rural airports and looking ahead to a multitude of airport projects.
February 12, 2015
Era Helicopters has gone through a variety of ownership and iterations over the years, but has remained an Alaska company to its core since 1948, the same year that saw delivery of the first helicopter to the territory.
February 4, 2015
When it comes to Alaska aviation histories, exciting isn't always best, and longtime Bush pilot Jack Jefford proved it with his memoir "Winging It!" The book is a straightforward history full of dry wit and an emphasis on safety over bravado, and something of an overlooked classic.
February 2, 2015
Mark Madden of Anchorage shares what is in his flight bag and his favorite place to fly in Alaska in a new series introducing pilots from across the state.
January 30, 2015