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Arty Trost is based at O3S, Sandy River Airport, Sandy, Oregon. [caption id="attachment_23328" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Arty Trost with Maxair Drifter[/caption] I've been flying a taildragger for 22 years - first a Maxair Drifter and now a Sportflight Talon. Both are open cockpit, registered Light Sport Aircraft. I do...

From Austria, here's a picture update of some of Conny Paulusberger's 2012 flying. This girl adores flying gliders! [caption id="attachment_23299" align="aligncenter" width="425"] 1 G Conny[/caption] Watch the pigtails! [caption id="attachment_23300" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Minus 1 G Conny[/caption] * [caption id="attachment_23301" align="aligncenter" width="425"] "Me in a cute old Motorglider (SF25C)"[/caption] "Flying over the beautiful countryside and the...

After struggling financially for years, I'm sorry to report the "Pilot Shop" division of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Girls With Wings is closing. Founder and Executive Director Lynda Meeks reluctantly reported the news on her  website Friday, January 18, 2003; http://thegirlswithwingsblog.blogspot.com/. I hope you read Lynda's blog post so you can truly appreciate...

Julie Vessigault considers KAUN, Auburn Municipal Airport, Auburn, California her home airport. [caption id="attachment_23290" align="aligncenter" width="425"] My first Piper Cub flight with Lonnie![/caption] I'm not a pilot yet. I chase planes. I clean planes. Sometimes I get to tinker on planes. Sometimes I get to ride in planes. So...

Lady Taildragger pilots, here's your chance to fly for a cause!  There's a new, non-profit organization based in the Midwest that has a very big mission. Flight 1 is an Indianapolis based organization that, through aviation, brings joy and confidence to children affected by serious illnesses. It's a...

Joy Terral is based at KAWM, West Memphis Municipal Airport, West Memphis, Arkansas. After years of being a certified airport bum, the cookouts, cards and lunch just were not enough - the urge could no longer be denied: I had to fly. After traveling around the...