March 2011

Happy news -it's official - it's mine!! I now own this lovely Rans S7 Courier longtail! It's a done deal and I don't believe it myself yet. I think I'm still in shock! We finalized the deal this afternoon and the annual is tomorrow. I...

[caption id="attachment_9503" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="It's COLD in Wisconsin right now!"][/caption] You may have heard my husband's a Mooney guy; he's owned 4 of them and if there's ANYTHING you want to know about them, he's your man. Last Sunday he was one happy guy as we...

Wendy Frazer is based at (KEUL) Caldwell Industrial Airport, Caldwell, Idaho. I have been flying since 2002. I own a 1952 Cessna 170B-completely restored by my father who passed away in 2000. Polished aluminum with orange-love it, but hate to polish it! Colorado Springs Got my instrument...

[caption id="attachment_9456" align="aligncenter" width="318" caption="Nancy Ginesi-Hill's photo, "The Rains came just in time to wash the suds off!!""][/caption] * [caption id="attachment_9457" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="Bonnie Ritchie, "It's a great day to fly!"][/caption] * [caption id="attachment_9458" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="Susan Theodorelos, Saturday, March 12, 4:00 p.m.,  "Barnstorming (w/appearance by filmmakers & musician)...

In today's world of dwindling airports, all our pilots, and especially our backcountry pilots, should be aware of this organization. If you're passionate about your flying and want to focus your time and energy in a positive way, someone needs your help...

*DATE CHANGE* The Lady Taildraggers Fly-in date has been changed to August 12 - 13 - 14 to avoid conflicts with several other annual flying events. Please mark your calendars!! Thanks to all the ladies who emailed and sent messages on Facebook about the problem. Picture...

Lynda Lee LaBerge is based at (GA75) Meadowlark Airport, Concord, Georgia. [caption id="attachment_9162" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Lynda LaBerge & her Pawnee[/caption] Learned to fly in a Piper Cub and Piper Pacer. Owned a Globe Swift with a 210 Continental. Flew King Air and Diamond Jets for charter company with...

This is very cool. Sent in by Sarah Kelly Arnold, and you're right Kelly, I DO like it! I thought you’d like this one. From left to right it’s: Sarah Kelly Arnold Lynda Lee Laberge Jayne Ewing Reid There are three Pawnee’s in the picture; we each own one and...

Romo Albrecht is based at Poplar Grove Airport, Illinois, C77. [caption id="attachment_7740" align="aligncenter" width="318"] Romo Albrecht[/caption] "I am a school counselor and am enjoying the 2nd day off due to the harsh weather.  Just read Tina Thomas' post on facebook and am looking forward to being a...

Hi everyone. Gwen White from Alaska recently sent me a very nice email saying how much she's enjoying our blog and told me a little about her father and her life in Alaska. I'm inspired by her beautiful words about flying her Super Cub and...