June 2017

Kendra Helvey is based at C77, Poplar Grove Airport, Illinois. I got my license in 2003 but have been loving, photographing, painting, riding in and watching airplanes since childhood. I have had the amazing opportunity to ride in, sometimes taking the stick or yoke of some...

What do you do when you've had an airplane for sale on Barnstormers for a long time and it doesn't sell? You trade it! In Indiana, when you trade airplanes of equal value, there's no sales tax. Find the right person, the right airplane, and...

The planning committee for our September LadiesLoveTaildraggers Poplar Grove Illinois Fly-in met bright and early this morning. Six ladies at C77, along with me remotely in Indy, charged through Kelly Jeffries' action packed agenda. We're hyped and getting ready for the best-yet LLT fly-in. Just...

Bethany Root is based at K59, Amelia Earhart Airport, Atchison, Kansas. Having an opportunity to fly in a Stearman for my first flight led me to the career and opportunities I have toady. As the new manager of the Amelia Earhart Airport and co-owner of McElwain Sprayers, as well...

[caption id="attachment_42791" align="alignleft" width="225"] Kathryn Brenner[/caption] Sometimes the stars align and childhood dreams really do come true. Occasionally someone who deserves a break actually gets that chance of a lifetime. I met 17 year old, high school senior Kathryn Brenner yesterday, as planned and right on...