Flying Adventures


David F. Rogers

Copyright © 1999-2002 David F. Rogers, All rights reserved.
Flying Adventures was originally a two volume CD-ROM set. They are now supplied on a USB thumb drive. There continue to be two volumes each containing three or four flying adventure stories. The stories are profusely illustrated. Each story also contains pieces of aeronautical charts so that you can follow the route of flight.

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Flying Adventures, Volume 1
With 233 Images and 81 Chart Pieces

Table of Contents

Alert - The Top of the World: Join Bill Morris and Dave Rogers in June/July 1997 while they fly Bill's Cessna 182 from Kent Island near Annapolis, MD north to Alert at the TOP OF THE WORLD. Alert, a Canadian Forces Base, the most northern continuously inhabited place and the most northern airfield in the world is at the northern end of Ellsmere Island 30 nm west of the tip of Greenland at 82.5 degrees north about 425 nm from the geographic north pole and northeast of the north magnetic pole.

Alaska and Arctic Canada Adventure: Travel along with Dave and Bill while they fly the Cessna 182 to Alaska via Edmonton and the Alaska Highway. Land on a glacier. Continue as far north as Point Barrow, the most northern point in the United States. Return along the Bering Sea through Arctic Canada via Inuvik, Yellowknife, Cambridge Bay and Churchill, Manitoba with a stop at Niagara Falls. 

Grise Fiord - The Canadian High Arctic: Adventure with Dave and Bill as far north as Grise Fiord via Iqaluit, Pangnirtung, and Pond Inlet on Baffin Island in the Canadian High Arctic. Grise Fiord is the most northern inhabited village in Canada. It is on the southern end of Ellsmere Island at 76.5 degrees north latitude about 600 nm from the  geographic north pole where a magnetic compass is useless. 

Alaska Highway Map

Flying Adventures, Volume 2
With 225 Images and 101 Chart Pieces

Table of Contents

North Atlantic Odessey: Dave Rogers and Bill Morris are back to fly Bill's Cessna 182 from Kent Island, Maryland across the North Atlantic to Bergen, Norway and return. The outbound route is via Goose Bay, Canada, Narsarsuaq, Greenland and Reykjavik, Iceland with a return via the Shetland, Islands, Edinburg, Scotland, Dublin, Ireland, Stornoway, Scotland, Reykjavik, Iceland, Kulusuk, Greenland, Narsarsuaq, Greenland and Goose Bay, Canada. Fly with them as they nearly come to grief off the east coast of Greenland. 

National Parks and Alaska Flight: Adventure with Dave Rogers and his wife Nancy as they fly their E33A Bonanza from Bay Bridge Airport (W29) near Annapolis, MD on a tour of Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, then up the Alaska Highway to Tok Junction and down the Glenn Highway to Talkeetna with a side trip to land on the Ruth Glacier on Denali (Mt. McKinley). The adventure continues above the Arctic Circle as far north as Kotzebue, Alaska returning down the Inland Passage via Juneau and Ketchikan to Washington State and thence back to the East Coast across the northern United States.

Caribbean Adventure: Rather than going north as is their wont Bill Morris and Dave Rogers go south to the Caribbean one fine January visiting the Bahamas, Grand Turk, Puerto Rico, Martinique, Trinidad, Curacao in the Netherlands Antilles, St. Lucia, Antigua and St. Thomas.

Annapolis to Kitty Hawk Record Flight: Join Dave Rogers and Mike Bangert on a cold, blustery, dark December 1993 morning as they establish a city-to-city speed record between Annapolis, MD and Kitty Hawk, NC in Dave's E33A Bonanza.

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Copyright © 1999 David F. Rogers. All rights reserved.