October 2014

Many thanks to our own UK Aeronca Champ pilot, Nic Orchard, for sending this wonderful account of the 2014 Goodwood Spirit of Aviation Revival event. Nic is based at Maypole (EGHB), United Kingdom, and with a tailwind, a 70 minute Champ flight to Goodwood Aerodrome. Having received...

We did it!! We did it!! [caption id="attachment_32077" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Tailwheel Endorsement Donated by Brian Lansburgh, Tailwheel Town, C140[/caption] No, let me start again. YOU did it!! Your generous donations to the LadiesLoveTaildraggers Scholarship Fund amazingly got us to our goal of $3000 in just 10 days....

I'm happy. I'm WAY south of my home in Indiana, delivered to the warm and very sunny state of Florida by the Boydster. We came in the Mooney 231 for the Mooney Summit, climbing out 3.5 short and comfortable hours after departure. The difference...

[caption id="attachment_31379" align="alignleft" width="150"] Gayle Crowder, guest writer[/caption] Prepare to be inspired. Our own lady taildragger pilot, Gayle Crowder, LOVER of all things TW, writes from the heart. Gayle recently accepted a position with Oregon Aero, a major life change, and tells us just how she...

You bet Beech's are everywhere, we're at Beech Party 2014. Staggerwings, Beech 18s, Travel Airs, and more V-tails, Dukes and Debonairs than you've ever seen in one spot. It's not all about the planes though, it's about meeting new people - new pilots. Thank you to...

Anne and I had a blast flying down to Tullahoma today. Silky smooth early in the morning then we bumped our way into 3M7 for super cheap fuel. $4.89 a gallon! The guy on Unicom announced we looked like "a homesick angel flying up...

Carol Walker is based at KJWY, Mid-Way Regional Airport, Midlothian/Waxahachie, Texas. [caption id="attachment_31973" align="aligncenter" width="360"] Towing a glider with the L-19[/caption] Twenty six years ago I learned how to fly in tailwheel aircraft (Citabria and Champ) in Kutztown, PA. Ever since then I have made my living...