Oct 2017 Ruth Jacobs (Florida)
Ruth Jacobs is based at F45,Â North Palm Beach County General Aviation Airport,Â West Palm Beach, Florida.
I learned to fly in 1969 in a 1942 TCraft L2 on a grass strip in Kalamazoo, MI. Then bought Ercoupe, the 1959 C182 (My favorite), original rag wing C170, C170B with 180, STOL, bubble window, 30 inch tires (fun), then another C182 and another C182.
I flew around the world landing on all 7 continents with Bill Signs, Guinness Book of World Records.
Have flown to Provideniya, Soviet Union. Flew to Russia and Mongolia.
Chartered Cook Inlet 99s in Alaska. Currently founding chair of Treasure Coast 99s.
Aircraft flown: TCraft, Ercoupe, C182, C170, C210, C172, C150, Helio Courier, Yak 18
Dream taildragger: My hopped up C170B
Thoughts on taildragging: Fun to fly and land and take off.