Have you ever waited for a plane to depart into the bush only to groan when a weather delay is announced? Do you vent your frustration on the customer service employees and the pilot? As a pilot, have you waivered in your decision to fly, only to have your mind changed by the people around you? These scenarios happen everyday in Alaska, but lately are receiving some increased scrutiny.

Colleen Mondor

A new National Geographic film that includes footage shot in Alaska, "Living in the Age of Airplanes," is showing at the Anchorage Museum planetarium.

Colleen Mondor
Though it lasted for only a brief window of time, taking off from mud -- and landing on it -- was an important innovation in Alaska Bush flying.Colleen Mondor
Long an icon of Bush flying, the Otter has been involved in a string of high-profile crashes in recent years, prompting speculation that the plane itself might be dangerous. But a glance at an NTSB database tells a different story.Colleen Mondor

In his own words: Hear from a man who was supposed to be on the ill-fated Anchorage-based AWACS aircraft that crashed on Sept. 22, 1995, killing all 24 people aboard.

Scott Jensen,Sean Doogan

New Zealand filmmakers use a drone to capture unusual -- and unusually beautiful -- footage of Alaska's natural beauty.

Colleen Mondor
OPINION: It is disappointing that the officials charged with coordinating the president's visit chose not to engage in such conversations or recognize, that even in the 21st century, aviation in Alaska is still vastly different from everywhere else in America.Colleen Mondor
Pilots for the four Talkeetna companies allowed to land on glaciers in Denali National Park stay safe by sharing up-to-the-minute weather information.Colleen Mondor
Saturday will mark the 80th anniversary of the death of humorist Will Rogers in a plane crash near Barrow. The former director of the Will Rogers museum in Oklahoma is making a pilgrimage to the site and hopes to meet relatives of the people who brought word of the tragedy to the town.Mike Dunham
Alaska State Troopers said Thursday that the pilot whose plane crashed in Knik Arm last week never dialed 911 and used a satellite phone to call for help, leading to an eight-minute wait before the National Guard learned of the crash.Nathaniel Herz