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Like Jim Nabors sang at more than 35 Indianapolis 500 races, I'm "back home in Indiana" after an incredible week at AirVenture. OSH, you continue to be my favorite hello and hardest goodbye. [caption id="attachment_48650" align="aligncenter" width="675"] What's that Kelly Jeffries is showing off ...

Many thanks to Ray Johnson, host of AirVenture's daily program 'Vintage in Review' for declaring today 'Ladies Love Taildraggers Day'! That's about as cool as it gets and I assure you, three lady taildragger pilots and their pretty birds represented us well. Today's participants and...

It's high time I checked in from THE BIG SHOW -  AirVenture 2018! It's been a crazy-busy couple days since touching down on 36 Right just before they shut down arrivals for the day on Sunday. Instead of Indy, this year my flight to OSH...

If you have a "thing" about Lockheed Electra's, Hudson automobiles (that have a surprising history) or the mystery of Amelia Earhart, you just might love this post. [caption id="attachment_48544" align="aligncenter" width="570"] In the background sits Muriel, the last remaining airplane that's exactly like the one Amelia...

Hard to believe but true, I am at the Amelia Earhart Festival in Atchison, Kansas. Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum The Amelia Earhart Festival is an annual event that celebrates not only Earhart's flying career, but also the spirit of adventure she possessed and the determination that took...

AirVenture (OSH) is the one place on earth not to be missed by lady taildragger pilots. Other than our annual LadiesLoveTaildraggers' gathering, it's my favorite fly-in destination of the year. If you’re a lady taildragger pilot, or want to be a taildragger pilot, get yourself to...

Summer Papple was the winner of our LadiesLoveTaildraggers 2018 Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship with Debby Rihn-Harvey. Based on the great pictures and enthusiastic comments from Summer, Harvey-Rihn Aviation in Texas is an excellent choice for our future lady taildragger pilots. Congratulations to new taildragger pilot, Summer...

Once again, at my home base, MQJ, an electric bi-fold hangar door came crashing down. For the 3 individuals standing close by, both inside and outside the hangar, it was their lucky day. Had they been walking under the door or pushing their aircraft in...

Lucy Anne McKosky is based at KMWO, Middletown Regional Airport/Hook Field, Middletown, Ohio. I came to flying late in life. I started in gliders and added a light sport endorsement for power after we acquired an Aeronca Champ. Ratings: Private Pilot, Glider, Light sport Endorsement SEL Aircraft flown: Aeronca Champ, Cessna 152 Schweitzer...