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Gail Schipper forwarded this beautiful little video she took of herself flying her Bücker Jungmann on the 4th of July. She titled it "Flying should be Fun" and I couldn't agree more.   "I had a lovely flight this morning. Couldn't resist" Gail Schipper Longmont, Colorado...

2nd Annual Lady Taildraggers Fly-in Fri, Sat. & Sun. August 12, 13 & 14, 2011 Early Arrivals Welcome! Moraine Airpark (I73), Dayton, Ohio [caption id="attachment_11985" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="Moraine Airpark, 2010 Lady Taildraggers Fly-in"][/caption] Susan Theodorelos & Judy Birchler want to invite everyone to attend our 2nd Annual Lady Taildraggers Fly-in...

Barbe Park is based at KMMV, McMinnville Municipal Airport, McMinnville, Oregon. [caption id="attachment_12380" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Endorsement day![/caption] You're kidding, right?  Who WOULDN'T fly a tailwheel??! Those airplanes with the thing under their nose, they just look wrong! I fly a 7KCAB Citabria...

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...