A sign for Glacier Air tours Squamish, British Columbia
Glacier Air tours Squamish, British Columbia. Just like the logo suggests, we flew between the snow-capped mountains.

Learning how to fly

My latest interview as radio correspondent is from Puget Ocean in Washington and featuring a story about landing a plane during a simulated power failure. My instructor was a stunt pilot and gave me one golden rule: “Anything you do, I can fix. But please, don’t turn the plane upside down. It’s not designed for that.” I got to take, fly anywhere and land… or try to!

Our Cessna airplane and snowy mountains of Canada's Pacific Northwest
Our Cessna airplane waiting to fly through the beautiful snowy mountains of Canada’s Pacific Northwest
Scott's first flying lesson. Inside the cockpit.
Scott’s first flying lesson. Inside the cockpit getting familiar with the controls.
A cool blue glacier as seen from our airplane tour.
A cool blue glacier as seen from our airplane tour.

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