August 2011

Oh, I'm not done posting pictures of our fabulous fly-in yet! People have been very generous sending me pictures from the fly-in so here are a few of my MANY favorites. [caption id="attachment_13567" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="Planking a Prince! Summer & Chrissy :)"][/caption] Put Sophie on a mission...

 WHAT DO KIDS AND TAILDRAGGERS HAVE IN COMMON?   1. If you don't pay attention, they'll both get away from you. 2. Small corrections early are better than big ones later. 3. Light pressure is really all that is necessary to keep them straight. 4. They are safer on grass...

HAPPY NATIONAL AVIATION DAY!!  [caption id="attachment_13482" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="1903 Orville Wright Flight"][/caption] Friday, August 19, is National Aviation Day, as observed each year on Orville Wright's birthday. The commemoration was first proclaimed by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1939 in honor of the man who piloted the "first...

Colleen M Keller is based at KSEE, Gillespie Field Airport, San Diego/El Cajon. [caption id="attachment_13460" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Colleen Keller at Reno[/caption] I got my private pilot's license in 1992 after several flights in Navy jets as a civilian analyst convinced me that I wanted to be a pilot. While I...

To all of Cynthia's friends and flying buddies, I am sad to tell you that Cynthia died yesterday from a recently discovered internal organ cancer. To her family and friends, she will be missed and will be remembered.  To those that didn't know Cynthia, she...

Early Fly/In SPECIAL invitation to Lady Taildragger Pilots!      All Ladies Love Taildraggers are cordially invited and will be honored at this years Fly/In Cruise/In Friday afternoon & evening Sept 2 & Saturday Sept 3 till 2:00 (Labor Day weekend) From Judy, "I'll be at Marion, Indiana at...

You couldn't have asked for more perfect weather at a fly-in than what we were blessed with on Friday at Dayton. Girls flew in, guys flew in and occasionally people even came the old fashioned way - by car! [caption id="attachment_13358" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="Some of the...

Article from the Dayton Daily News Female pilots, vintage airplanes crowd Moraine Airpark for fly-in By John Nolan, Staff Writer11:56 AM Sunday, August 14, 2011 MORAINE — Female pilots who flew in vintage airplanes from around the country crowded the Moraine Airpark this weekend for the second annual...