The Hungry Pilot

Hungry Pilot: Piccadilly Lilly Airport Diner

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Our latest stop in the search for the perfect $100 hamburger takes us to Wisconsin. The Piccadilly Lilly claims it offers home cooking and “the best biscuits and gravy around.” The airport is also close to an interesting architectural landmark, making it a fun excursion for pilots.

The Hungry Pilot: Annie Okie’s Runway Cafe

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For our latest “Hungry Pilot” feature, regular contributor Will Eifert takes us to Oklahoma City and Annie Okie’s Runway Cafe. The restaurant is right on the runway at the busy Wiley Post Airport, with great views of departing airplanes.

The Hungry Pilot: Sky Galley, Cincinnati

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The Sky Galley is an institution in the Midwest, having welcomed pilots and local diners for decades. It’s located right inside the beautiful old terminal building at Cincinnati’s Lunken Airport, so the location is a strong point. In addition to the history of the art deco building, the Sky Galley features a large outdoor patio that looks right onto the ramp.

The Hungry Pilot: High Jackers, Palm Coast, FL

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It’s time for our latest “Hungry Pilot” report, this time from Florida. High Jackers is located right on the field at the Flagler County Airport. Park your plane and walk to the edge of the ramp. In less than a few steps you’ll be enjoying a fantastic meal.

The Hungry Pilot: Stearman Field Bar & Grill

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The food and surroundings are always great and Saturday and Sunday breakfast are especially fun because many times the locally-based customers are out with their Stearmans, Pitts, Extras, etc. and the airplane activity is fun to watch. Try it sometime–you won’t be disappointed.

The Hungry Pilot: Airport Cafe, Urbana, Ohio

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With this article we are launching our latest feature, called simply “The Hungry Pilot.” We’ll highlight the best airport restaurants, from small town diners right on the runway to five star establishments within walking distance of an airport. As usual with Air Facts, we want to hear from you, too.