Ben Rowe’s parents founded Bering Air in 1979, and over the years he worked his way up from painting the hangar floor to being Chief Pilot. In this interview you’ll hear about the history of aviation in Nome, what it’s like to work for the company, what it’s like to live in Nome, and more!

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Jumpseat to Mekoryuk (Video)

Published on November 26, 2012 by in Videos


A loud boxy airplane, a hard-working crew, and you in the jumpseat …

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Dispatch: Work!

Published on November 21, 2012 by in Dispatches


A lot of people get into aviation because they don’t want a “real” job. In his latest Dispatch, Aidan ponders the meaning of “work,” and realizes that he’s happiest in the sort of flying jobs many pilots would run from. There’s some great food for thought here, as well as some inspiring photos from his time working in Nepal and Western Alaska.

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