November 2014

[caption id="attachment_33011" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Amber Phillips,  "Squirreling around with my nutty friends" (Plane in view 1950 DeHavilland Chipmunk)[/caption] You have voted and Amber Phillips from Idaho is the winner! Not only is her picture fantastic but her caption is a winner too; "squirreling around" --- "nutty...

Please watch this touching, beautiful tribute from Dan Wilkins to his wife Caryl Wilkins. Caryl passed away but she was dearly loved and remains his co-pilot. I recommend you have a box of Kleenex at hand before viewing. Video produced by Stephanie Wain, a filmmaker...

Ila Moses-King is based at KDAL, Dallas Love Field Airport, Dallas, Texas. Thank you Ila for sending the picture of your new plane. As far as I know, you are the only member of LadiesLoveTaildraggers who owns a Swift. Correct me ladies if I'm wrong! [caption id="attachment_33076" align="aligncenter" width="570"]...

Here's a tricky approach not meant for the faint of heart. Destination is Simonds airstrip in the Idaho backcountry. The strip is 900' long x 37' wide with a 4% to 9% grade, trees all around, and it's at 5243' msl. Check out this...

Thank you to Mary Nolan for kicking off our "Flying High Wedding" series so beautifully. Enjoy the story of Mary & Dennis Nolan's airborne wedding in a Beech 18 --- somewhere over Tennessee! [caption id="attachment_32867" align="aligncenter" width="553"] Mary & Dennis Nolan, April 20, 2013[/caption] Dennis Nolan and...

 It's time for a "Selfie"! Thank you Jan Johnson for the perfect sample "Selfie"! Time to have some fun and show off your taildragger selfies in the process! To enter the LLT Selfie Contest simply upload your Pilot Selfie below. Keep in mind we're talking selfies; arm's...

Tina Thomas and Andrew King made the cover of SKYWAYS Magazine recently, pictured with the Lindbergh/Fichera Bird. You may recall this aircraft underwent repairs at Poplar Grove Airport and Tina Thomas was the first to fly her after the winter repairs. To me, there's a remarkable...