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The Year: 1931: Modern Mechanics, July '31: Robot Replaces Flight Instructor. A flight instructor which simulates real flying conditions and gives the student pilot the visual as well as mechanical "feel" of the airplane in flight has been recently developed by George DeBeeson, a Los Angeles...

Let's try this again! I think I've got the bugs fixed and you should be able to upload pictures and see them immediately. Don't forget to add your description to your pictures. Cool Airport Hangar Contest Most people think of the hangar that houses their airplane as...

The numbers are in and we have a winner on the "9 Lady Taildraggers Pilots - 9 Types of Taildraggers" contest!! At 216 Votes, Kelly Jeffries' RV8 garnered the most votes. 2nd Was Dana Bain's Supercub with 156 votes And 3rd place was a 3-way tie with 129...

Just to get you in the mood. A people & poochies Halloween! [caption id="attachment_22132" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Only possible explanation, it's a nosewheel thing. I vote NO.[/caption] * [caption id="attachment_22131" align="aligncenter" width="364"] I vote YES![/caption] Kids, Dogs or Cats? Here's a few ideas for the aviation inclined. * * * * * * * * * ...

Rate these taildraggers!! 9 Lady Taildraggers Pilots - 9 Types of Taildraggers Which taildragger would you LOVE to own & fly? Using the STAR rating system, rate each photo with the highest STAR rating going to the one that suits the kind of flying you'd love to do. [nggallery...

Ray Johnson forwarded a new video he produced about lady taildragger pilot Laura Stants and I couldn't resist adding in a few extra shots of Laura flying her favorite T-6. Laura's based at Glenndale Airport, 8I3, Indiana home to the Happy Champ I used to own....