Masonry

Greased landings, that's my goal. Surely with enough practice, enough trips around the patch, enough touch & go's, a greased landing every time is possible. I should be able to plant my bird exactly where I want it, with just the right amount of energy...

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...

Kathryn Bost is based at C77, Poplar Grove Airport, Illinois. Hello to all! I am a C77 (Poplar Grove) native. I am an FO for Skywest airlines and a CFI. I love vintage airplanes! I am a 99's member and a third generation tail wheel and airline pilot!...

Jessica Erin Thacker is based at 11LL, Thacker Airport, Chenoa, Illinois. I have grown up in a world of aviation! My dad flies for United as a 777 captain. He and I are coworkers as I am a flight attendant for United. My family also flies for recreation...

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...

Lady Taildragger Pilots Rock! Not everyone has the skill or motivation to build their own aircraft, let alone fly it when it's a taildragger. Livia from Tullahoma, Tennessee is the exception. She flew her newly completed Rans Design S-20 on its maiden test flight June...