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I'm back home in good old Indiana after a WAY too short trip to Maine for the Rockland Lobster Festival. It was a fun, quick get-away to a place 718 n.m. from Indiana and twice as far as the trip I'd been planning for several...

Tina Thomas snapped this picture of some spectacular hangar mates keeping her Waco company for a few days. "Fun shot of the OSH award winning “Laird,” a Staggerwing, a Howard and our Waco..all friends from California hangaring with us from OSH till Blakesburg..985 power!" Poplar Grove Airport Tina...

I flew back home to Indy yesterday from Oshkosh and my Rans spent her first night hangared in a week. She rode out one hell of a storm there but my Claw tiedowns kept her planted firmly. Before departing I got a weather briefing at the...

It was such an incredible week at AirVenture it's hard to say goodbye but guess it can't go on forever. Wx looks good and this lovely lady gave me my departure briefing. It's going to be a 36 left departure which means a turn to...

If you're wondering what this solid looking homebuilt is, it's a Murphy Moose with a 400 h.p. 9 cylinder radial. It has a max. gross weight of 3500 pounds and a useful load of around 1350 and carries 100 gallons of fuel. I've seen a couple...