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Please watch this touching, beautiful tribute from Dan Wilkins to his wife Caryl Wilkins. Caryl passed away but she was dearly loved and remains his co-pilot. I recommend you have a box of Kleenex at hand before viewing. Video produced by Stephanie Wain, a filmmaker...

Here's a tricky approach not meant for the faint of heart. Destination is Simonds airstrip in the Idaho backcountry. The strip is 900' long x 37' wide with a 4% to 9% grade, trees all around, and it's at 5243' msl. Check out this...

Thank you to Mary Nolan for kicking off our "Flying High Wedding" series so beautifully. Enjoy the story of Mary & Dennis Nolan's airborne wedding in a Beech 18 --- somewhere over Tennessee! [caption id="attachment_32867" align="aligncenter" width="553"] Mary & Dennis Nolan, April 20, 2013[/caption] Dennis Nolan and...

 It's time for a "Selfie"! Thank you Jan Johnson for the perfect sample "Selfie"! Time to have some fun and show off your taildragger selfies in the process! To enter the LLT Selfie Contest simply upload your Pilot Selfie below. Keep in mind we're talking selfies; arm's...

Tina Thomas and Andrew King made the cover of SKYWAYS Magazine recently, pictured with the Lindbergh/Fichera Bird. You may recall this aircraft underwent repairs at Poplar Grove Airport and Tina Thomas was the first to fly her after the winter repairs. To me, there's a remarkable...

Many thanks to Dan Wilkins for discovering this wonderful little video. "The Flying Lesson" is a short film by Phil Hawkins featuring Jessica Blake and Richard J. Fletcher. It was shot in only 5 days on a shoestring budget but I think you'll be surprised by...