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Tahoe City, CA
Thursday, December 14, 2017

Mike Swanson | Flying high & jumping big

Mike Swanson is a fearless human bird. The co-owner of Skydive Truckee Tahoe, Swanson has more than 23,000 jumps under his belt. He jumps...

Kevin Sloane

Kevin Sloane’s been teaching flying since 1993, but you are more likely to have seen his yellow plane capturing images for Squaw Valley over...

Aerobatics, stunt pilots highlight AirFair

This year spectators will grit their teeth, hold their breath and scream for more as stunt pilots spiral planes through the air, a plane...

Free falling at 120 mph

I’ve always wanted to jump. I think it’s the part of me that wants to experience all that there is and draws me to...

Local pilots attempt world record

Four pilots attempted to set a Guinness Book of World Records on Feb. 11, when Kevin Sloane of Fly Truckee Tahoe, Kevin Quinn of...

Tahoe’s Best Summer Events

Memorial Day is the kick-off for summer fun in the Sierra, and the crowds will be out for warm days filled with boating, hiking,...

Soaring with eagles

Meteorologists call it The Monster, a powerful mountain lee wave that forms to the east of the Sierra Nevada in the Owens Valley of...

Tahoe’s best summer events

By Katherine E. Hill ·   Courtesy Wanderlust · Memorial Day is the kick-off for summer fun in the Sierra, and the crowds will be out for...

Family fun, aerobatics at AirShow

Courtesy Truckee Tahoe AirShow   Veterans take center stage at this year’s Truckee Tahoe AirShow & Family Festival, as the event pays tribute in a...

Sky Combat Ace | Flying, Diving & Spinning over Tahoe

I suited up. My one-piece, black, flight suit not only made me feel the part but kind of look the part, too, as I...