July 2011

I've got my stuff all packed up and getting ready to hop on the U of W bus back to the OSH airport. Before I get my weather/departure briefing, do my preflight and get in the long line of aircraft taxiing for departure, I thought...

Yesterday we were scheduled to have our Ladies Love Taildraggers interviews in "Vintage" but as luck would have it, we got rained out. OSH may have cancelled us yesterday but they made it up to us today! Promptly at 11:00 today, Ray Johnson began his...

Ladies, have I got an Oshkosh story for you!! I'm staying at Gruenhagen residence hall, one of the tall dorms on the campus of the University of WI at Oshkosh. They've got lots of empty dorm rooms for the summer and put up thousands of...

I have to tell you, it's a really great feeling to fly into Oshkosh - especially great when you're doing it solo! I arrived yesterday (Sunday) evening 45 minutes before they closed the field - but it took a long day of wx checking  and...

Helen Brennan is based at OH15 , Minerva Airport, Minerva, Ohio. [caption id="attachment_12879" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Over the flatlands of NW Iowa[/caption] I have been flying since 1993, progressing through the customary 152's, 172's and Cherokees.  Back in those days (has it really been 18 years already?), ground schools were...

I finally got to meet Lisa Martin from Montana at Smiley Creek and can tell you her Super Cub looks just as fine in person as it does in her pictures. Lisa turned out to be a soft spoken, beautiful and very sweet little gal...

[caption id="attachment_12805" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="Summer"][/caption] Yes, it's true, Summer Martell will be flying her 1931 Student Prince biplane to the Lady Taildraggers Fly-In in Dayton this August!! From Washington State!  3,400 miles round trip!! Open cockpit tandem biplane! Over the Great Divide!  Across the Plains! To...