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Since posting that Boyd and I will soon be departing on a flight to circumnavigate the perimeter of America, the postman surprised me with an unexpected delivery. The moment I opened the Priority Mail envelope, I knew I was holding a gem! Given our plan...

Taildragger retractables: Globe Swift, T6, P51 Mustang, Corsair, Bellanca Cruisair and more. It wasn't a taildragger but it may be the wildest thing I've witnessed while taxiing an airplane - someone making an accidental gear up landing on the runway right beside me. I'd just landed...

I often say pilots are the greatest people on earth. From personal observation I can tell you they are smart, resourceful, funny as hell, often times driven, and best of all, kind. If you're a fellow pilot and have a problem, just say the word...

[caption id="attachment_46969" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Sarah Rovner ferrying a 1942 RYAN PT22, Texas to Naples, Florida[/caption] Sarah Rovner is founder & CEO of Full Throttle Aviation, a company that offers ferry pilot services and aircraft delivery. She is also captain at Skywest Airline and writes one of the...

Guest post by Emilie Phillips. Emilie invites you to follow her on her blog at https://j3.org/topics/flying/ A Fresh RV-4 Perspective Author Emilie Phillips [caption id="attachment_46940" align="alignleft" width="300"] Emilie PHillips[/caption] “6 1 Alpha Whiskey” ATC broadcast over the radio, “confirm you have information Tango, landing runway 35.” “6 1 Alpha Whiskey has...

I am thrilled to announce this year's LadiesLoveTaildraggers' Scholarship winners! SIX taildraggers scholarships, all made possible by your generous donations. Thank you from me, and thank you from these very happy ladies! Scholarship #1: Tailwheel Endorsement by Carol Walker of Big Q Aviation, Dallas, Texas [caption id="attachment_46913" align="aligncenter" width="570"]...