July 2013

Anybody up for a Fly-out?! I have several fly-ins on my calendar this next few weeks, including AirVenture, but group fly-outs are a fun thing to do too. Here are two I'll be part of and you're invited to come along! Lake Michigan Trip, August 23 -...

Veronique Beringer is based at LFNA, Gap Tallard Airport, near Fouillouse, France. I fly a French design taildragger called Souris-Bulle (Mouse-bubble) that I have built with some friends of my Control Line model airclub. It is made of wood, very light (597lb), two seats tandem, and powered by an...

Margot Taylor is based at LIH, Lihue Airport, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii. [caption id="attachment_26900" align="aligncenter" width="538"] Margot Taylor & Athena[/caption] What a fun group!  I own a Cessna 170A in Hawaii. I learned to fly initially in gliders in college. [caption id="attachment_26901" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Over Hawaii[/caption] One summer in college a friend...

Above photo from 2012 Fly-in. Video & comments from Vanessa Jump Nelson: Thirty Cubs had flown in by Thursday and a total of 60 Cubs flew in by Friday night. I was honored to take noted aviation photographer Eric Presten up to shoot some "setting...

What a fun way to fly --- surrounded by yellow Cubs! Thank you to Vanessa Jump Nelson from Oregon for showing us how to have a great time! [caption id="attachment_26872" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Over Lake Shasta, flight of five Cubs flying from Independence, Oregon to the West...

Sure was a beautiful evening to fly in Indy tonight. Promptly at 5:30 I left my downtown office and couldn't wait to get to the airport for some special ME time! Somewhere between downtown Indy and KMQJ I recalled I'm doggie sitting and there's a...

Congratulations to Linda Melhoff and hubby Rich for completing the restoration of their J-3 Cub. A lot of hard work and love went into this project! Our precious Piper J-3 Cub is flying!  Her test flight was June 6th and she flew "hands off" with everything working great. The...