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The mountains of the Appalachian countryside are even more beautiful from the air with the region's famous vineyards, prime fishing locations, and the grandeur of the great outdoors. Where will your next flight take you?

 
 

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Living and vacationing in the Appalachian Mountains is a unique experience. There is an abundance of history, culture, adventure, places to see, and many things to do.

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Navigating Southern Appalachia’s FBOs

by Kelley Ross

When flying, the journey can be just as important as the actual destination. As any pilot will attest, professionalism and efficiency are important when it comes to fixed-based operations (FBO). While the airports of Appalachia might be small, the services they offer are quite diverse. From refueling to major maintenance, flyers are in safe hands at these airports:

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Spring Flying in Appalachia

by Kelley Ross

Flying in Appalachia during the spring is a wonderful way to recover from the winter blues. The fresh green foliage of fields and mountain forests are sure to please anyone who takes to the skies, but there are also many destinations groundside that are worth checking out.

Three Hours in 30 Minutes

The Efficiency of Flying

by Kelley Ross

The difference between flying and driving in the mountains is the vast amount of time you can save in the air. Thirty minutes of airtime can equal roughly three hours of mountainous driving, but there are many benefits to choosing a path in the sky.

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The Crossroad of Past and Present II

by Melissa Detto

"Wow!" Jenna ran her hands through her long, blonde hair. She blew out a breath of air and looked down at the churning water, which was tinged with purple hues from the sun’s climb down the sky.
 

“I feel nauseous.” Jenna turned her head, her eyes taking in the crowded balcony of the restaurant that overlooked the river below. She smiled at a girl who was begging her parents to take her tubing. A second later, her lips turned down when she thought about her aunt’s revelation only moments before, a revelation that had changed her life.