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For the second year in a row I've bumped into Shona who flew her Glasair 1TD from the Vancouver BC area. Her friend from the same area, Joan Cox, flies an RV7 and also a C150. She flew the C150 to OSH to celebrate its...

We're off to a good start this morning at OSH. Over 350 women were up early to attend the WIA breakfast, meeting, greeting and networking like crazy. It was a frenzy of hugs, handshakes and smiles as members from everywhere got reacquainted. There were lots of...

Blue skies, Bob Hoover, and an unbelievable FM-2 Wildcat project, it's all good at AirVenture today. As you can see, Bob Hoover was a huge draw in Warbirds today. This Wildcat was pulled from the bottom of Lake Michigan. Its a "restoration" project but...

If you know me you know I'm not a camper loving person so I always stay at the University of Wisconsin dorms. Bus transportation is cheap ($1.50) fast and frequent. Normally its hot as heck here but this year it's much cooler and actually comfortable....

It may wear you down but you'll never wear out walking up and down all the rows of aircraft at OSH. This polished aluminum Spartan Executive was drawing some well deserved attention. - Glad to hear!! Amy presented in Vintage today. To truly appreciate Amy's Gullwing Stinson...

We did it!! Thank you to Stephanie Stephenson of Colorado for presenting her Cessna 195 and Amy Hoffpauir of Texas for presenting her 1943 Gullwing Stinson today at AirVenture. Both ladies wore period dresses and high heels and were spectacular. Stephanie posed with her C195...

Where but AirVenture can you bump into so many lady Taildragger pilots? Strolling through Homebuilts I met Sandy Gainza and her recently completed Cub, N755MG. Sarah Wilson from Florida is here. Cool lady who is barnstorming in her Stearman where ever she happens to be....

The ladies of LadiesLoveTaildraggers met for lunch today at OSH. It was so cool meeting some of our members, friends of LLT and quite a few 'soon to be' members! We're growing. This year it took 13 tables to seat AirVenture 2013 Tuesday lunch...

It may have been the fur prop cover that got my attention initially, but a moment later I noticed these really wide, fixed position wheel penetration skis. The extra wide design provides good flotation on the snow and the wheel off-set to the outside of...