The story of an ordinary man experiencing extraordinary things as a bush pilot in Papua New Guinea in the 1990s, Matt McLaughlin's memoir Flying the Knife Edge is a wonderfully depicted tale of exotic aviation adventure.
Learn about backcountry airports and off-airport operations from around the world.
Bush planes and aircraft that are ideal for backcountry flying, including popular modifications and accessories.
Techniques and procedures for negotiating the unique flight environment of the backcountry.
Self-sufficiency in the absence of civilization is a critical skillset for pilots.
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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.
Check out the work of our latest featured photographer, Leonardo Correa Luna.
Check out this and many more recommended books in the Bush Flying Library, as well as instructional and survival titles.