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Crista V. Worthy is Managing Editor of Pilot Getaways magazine, a travel magazine for private pilots, and Editor of The Flyline, the monthly publication of the Idaho Aviation Association. She also writes occasionally for several other aviation publications, including AOPA Pilot. A native Californian, Crista has been flying since 1995, is a fan of both backcountry flying and hiking, and now lives in Idaho with her husband Fred.

Posts by Crista Worthy

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The Beech Staggerwing’s dark and powerful looking form seemed to intimidate the other aircraft, making an impression on this twelve-year-old boy. Little did I …

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The Pitts Special remains the quintessential aerobatic performer, especially in the eyes of the general public. By Crista Worthy and Ron Chadwick Mention aerobatics …

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Many pilots find backcountry flying highly rewarding, and so can you. Have you noticed? Backcountry aviation is becoming more popular every year. Past AOPA …

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Aircraft engine failure in flight require a precise and timely response. While it’s true aircraft engine failures are rare, I have been at my …

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The Super Seawind Aircraft is Literally One of a Kind Massachusetts pilot/aircraft builder Steve Wightman’s personal aircraft is unique—literally. Wightman flies the only turbine-powered …

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Monterey Bay Offers a Perfect Vacation  Spot For Pilots The Monterey Bay Aquarium, the world’s sixth largest, is perfectly positioned to lead worldwide research into …

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The FAA WINGS Safety Program & NASA Callback: Stack the Odds in Your Favor We all want to fly safely, yet, each year NTSB …

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Mooney M20: More Speed, Less Fuel By Crista Worthy with Don Lojek Mooney aficionados tend to come from that portion of the pilot population …

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All About the Kitfox By Crista Worthy and Don McIntosh My husband and I are both pilots and have always traded off flying duties. …

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The Cessna 185 Skywagon Has Proven Itself for Over 50 Years By: Crista Worthy with Steve Durtschi We’re not sure any other airplane quite …