March 2010

Final Approach, Alaska Style! This picture was sent by Alaskan Tern tailwheel pilot, Vickie Domke, with this note, "Here's a pix of our grass strip". One look at this picture and I had to send her a note back, "Vickie - you've got to be kidding...

While airport hopping yesterday, Boyd and I struck up a conversation with a really nice guy flying a Cessna 180.  He said he's been flying over 50 years, many of them in the 180, and in all that time had never been involved in any...

The Happy Little Champ was chomping at the bit to get up and do some sunny, blue sky, late afternoon flying today so we gave in and took her for a spin.  Well, not the spin part - at least not today.  You just never...

"Hello, my friend Lorrie Penner sent me your website, suggesting maybe you might want some international members.  I fly a Pitts Special at Waterloo-Wellington Airport (Identifier YKF)  in Ontario, Canada." I bought my 1984 Pitts Special S1T in 2005 from her previous owner in Florida.  Waterloo Wellington...

The following article was written by Elaine Huf Blakesburg 2009 For the past several years, my husband Tom and I head out to Blakesburg, Iowa for their annual Antique Airplane Fly-in over Labor Day weekend, always flying his 1944 twin Cessna T-50 Bobcat...

Meet "Rudolph", the Pink L-16A! Elaine Huf's  "Rudolph" This  happy, 1947 Aeronca L16A belongs to Elaine C. Huf of Kingsley, Pennsylvania (Identifier PS50).  I got my private in 1968, and since then I have added Glider, Seaplane (in a 90hp Cub) and Instrument ratings. I currently own and fly...

Nic Orchard is based at Maypole (EGHB), United Kingdom and "temporarily" flew this Jodel until her Aeronca Champ was rebuilt. Please meet Nic Orchard, our second  trans Atlantic lady taildragger!  Nic's base airfield is Maypole (EGHB) and tells us she lives in Deal which is a small, old...