Corsica is really a beautiful island. Check your favorite
tourist guide to find things to see there. (Bonifaccio, see right
pict...) The most beautiful feature of Corsica, in my opinion,
is not man-made, but the island itself. Just go and see.
Also note that some inhabitants prefer to be considered as Corsicans
rather than French.
There are several airports in Corsica, but one especially
worth mentionning is : Propriano. The runway almost ends in the
sea, and beaches are just a very short walk Don't miss the sunset.
Be careful when flying from the continent to Corsica. Often,
the water crossing must be made with no horizon at all, because
of mist. Aeroclubs along the southern coast of France don't allow
their members to go solo to Corsica if they haven't first made
the trip with an instructor. Quite often visibility is in haze
or virtual IMC requiring flights on instruments. Be prepared
Be also prepared for other hazards
you may encounter in the island... if you're lucky. You must
certainly know a Goddess when you see one. This one is Laeticia
Casta and I'm sure that Boticelli would have made a fine picture
out of her. She was raised in Corsica, and still lives in her
little village when she's not travelling the world as the French
number one top model or, for several years now, as a successful
Not strictly flying-related I guess, but won't you forgive me?
The weather today in Corsica :
To get information
about Propriano airfield via nav3000 click here:
To get Laeticia Casta's phone number.... sorry I can't help