National Geographic : 1977 Jul
Ourawan Adventure Have you ever felt the exhilaration of spending a winter holiday on the majestic slopes of Mt. Hood, Sierra Blanca, or Sugarloaf? Nothing compares with the feel of crisp, clean mountain air against your face as your skis glide through freshly fallen snow. Ever spent the 4th of July at the finish line of Saratoga Springs cheering on your favorite thoroughbred as the pack pounds down the home stretch? Or experienced the challenge of stalking your own wild turkey for Thanksgiving? Holidays were made for adventures, and we've assembled more than 250 exciting ideas for you in our award-winning Beechcraft Adventure Guide. We've prepared this spirited collection of unusual excursions to show you the myriad of holiday experiences a Beechcraft can open to you. And whatever your holiday plans, a Beechcraft will get you there ahead of the traffic; refreshed, relaxed, and ready to go. For instance, the sleek Beechcraft Duke shown here, carries up to six people in style and comfort at a cruise speed of 275 mph, more than four miles per minute. It can carry a festive group of travelers to every airport the airlines serve, plus more than 12,000 others they don't. Airports near golf Learn to fly and you could win a $50,000 airplane. Get all the details now about the General Aviation Manufacturers Association TAKEOFF Sweepstakes. Call toll free 800-447-4700. (InIllinois, call 800 322-4400) and ask for BEECH TAKEOFF information. courses and lake shores. Airports at resorts and lodges. Airports close to any holiday retreat you have in mind. And not knowing how to fly needn't stop you. Thousands of adventure minded people like you learn to fly every year. Then they discover that flying is a holiday in itself. To help you get started on your next adventure, we'd like to send you free of charge, our Beechcraft Adventure Guide. Just write to us on your letterhead. Beech Aircraft Corporation, Department A, Wichita, Kansas 67201. Please include your name, address, occupation, and title. And please let us know if you are already a pilot.