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Way to go ladies!! Last week, three of our own lady taildragger pilots competed in the 2011 women's cross country air race, the Air Race Classic. [caption id="attachment_12297" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="Air Race Classic 2011. Teams were assigned numbers according to the time they entered."][/caption] The traditionally 4-day...

[caption id="attachment_12267" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="Aeronca C3"][/caption] You can't  live in the world of airplanes, especially antique and vintage taildraggers, and not have "a thing" for one or another. Mine happens to be the Aeronca C2s which began production in 1928 and the C3s in 1931. I...

Hello Judy and all you lovely ladies! :) An update from South Africa after ages! Last weekend, my students, boss, friends and I were at a fly-in at All Days Ex-Military Airfield, (in the middle of the bush!) Limpopo Province, South Africa. [caption id="attachment_12243" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Went...

[caption id="attachment_12235" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="The active runway today"][/caption] We wanted to fly up and visit my mother and father in law over Fathers' Day weekend, but the weather looked nasty at our destination, so we stayed home and did a day trip to a little private...

I'm so sorry if you don't live close enough to fly to Lee Bottom Airfield (I64) in the summertime. Its a frequent destination for vintage taildraggers and antique airplanes and a spot not to be missed by taildraggers traversing cross-country. The gate keepers to the airfield are...

Anna Schwisow is based at KPUW, Pullman/Moscow Regional Airport, Moscow, Idaho. [caption id="attachment_12071" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Anna Schwisow (right) & friend Elizabeth (left)[/caption] Hi, my name is Anna. I started flying with a friend in a Taylorcraft when I was 13.  Since, I’ve been flying almost exclusively in taildraggers – I have...