Masonry

It was music to my ears - lady voices on 122.9 announcing their positions around Lenhardt Airpark. As Boyd and I continue to navigate our way around the perimeter of the U.S., sadly, we've only heard a handful of women across the frequencies. As we...

It's petty to whine about one single thing when you're lucky enough to fly the perimeter of the U.S. With so many incredible views constantly outside our cockpit canopy, how can I possibly complain? But I truly do have one tiny regret - missing so...

Boyd and I continue our flight around America, 28 days into our dream flight. The people of California have been very good to us, fantastic in fact, but the June Gloom marine layer has been a persistent thorn in our side for days. Today, finally,...

Saturday morning at Santa Paula: We delayed our departure northbound in the RV7 several hours waiting for the southern California 'June Gloom' to dissipate. I've learned that 'June Gloom' is the annual phenomena that happens right on schedule every year in southern California. The wind coming...

Time is zipping by quickly as Boyd and I continue our flight around the perimeter of America. So far we've covered thousands of miles in our RV7 and been lucky enough to visit perimeter destinations like Niagara Falls, Cape Cod, Kitty Hawk, the Keys, Cajun...

With one full day under our belts, we are now firmly planted in the giant state of California. Our flight around the perimeter of America continues! We are overnight at a private airpark at 52CL Adelanto, just outside Victorville, California. Our hosts, Charlie and Amy...

We're inching along! Boyd and I are flying the perimeter of the U.S. in our RV-7 and yesterday we covered the shortest distance of any day since we began. We were in the air just 38 minutes. It was hot as Hades in Tucson when...

Ursula Kaelberer is based at EDTM, Baden-Württemberg Germany. I got my pilot licence in 1995. My husband and I restore and operate various antique airplanes in Germany. Aircraft flown: Piper Cup Curtiss Robin Taylorcraft L2M Dream taildragger: Spartan Executive Thoughts on taildragging: You feel and smell the spirit of the early days...