5 Amazing Idaho Back Country Flying Videos

back country flying

Pilots flying in certain parts of the world are a breed apart. They know their aircraft well, and know how to operate in harsh back country flying terrain (and the weather that often accompanies it).

Yet I think most of us would love to try it at some point.

Places like Alaska and the Rocky Mountains in America are perfect for this kind of back country flying. Idaho in particular is one of the best.


So here are 5 amazing videos of Idaho back country flying as seen from the cockpits of light aircraft. Enjoy!


The Runway With a Bend!


Cabin Creek Mountainside Landing and Take-off


The Forced Landing Due to Weather


The Challenging Approach into Mackay Bar


The Story of a New Pilot Flying to Idaho




Matt Falcus is a private pilot and aviation writer. He has been flying since 2006, taking the opportunity whenever the British weather allows to explore the local area and other airfields. He is author of a number of aviation books.

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