Fly-ins

Sun ‘N Fun 2010 Wednesday!

It was another windy start on Wednesday and it never really let up, gusting to 28 mph from 070.  It sure put a damper on arriving Champs, Chiefs, Luscombes … well, you get the idea – any of the low & slow varieties hardly had a chance of making it in on Wednesday.  I haven’t heard any official numbers but attendance had to be on the light side. The Entry Gate – just to ... Read More »

Sun ‘N Fun 2010 Blog, Opening day, Tuesday!

It was a great opening day at Sun ‘N Fun, Lakeland, Florida, although I’m sure the strong winds presented some problems for lighter aircraft.  Since we landed at Kissimmee yesterday and drove over today, I didn’t check the official weather today but can tell you the winds were awful.  Probably gusting to 22 – 25 mph which may not be too much for a tricycle gear aircraft or ... Read More »

August 13, 14 & 15 2010 Lady Taildraggers Summer Fly-in

1st Ever Lady Taildraggers Fly-in Friday, Sat. & Sun. August 13, 14 & 15, 2010 Rain Date following weekend Moraine Airpark (I73), Dayton, Ohio Ladies Love Taildraggers’ Judy Birchler and Susan Theodorelos, Waco owner and lady taildragger, are happy to announce the first ever Lady Taildraggers fly-in!  Mark your calendars… schedule some vacation time……  gather your f... Read More »

Eastern Tennessee Fly-In in a Cubcrafters Sport Cub S2

Diana Votaw is based at KSAR, Sparta Airport in MO and sent these pictures from her  flight to the East Tennessee Fall Fly-In.   “The weather was pretty good and had great flying in and around Elizabethton, TN.” Trip to TN was fantastic. Weather on Monday was great for the flight down. No trouble. I met my Mom and we had a great day. Then Tuesday was rainy and I spent the day taking ca... Read More »

2009 Blakesburg Fly-in

From Travis Gregory on the Fearless Aeronca Aviators list, “This is quite artistic and turn up your sound for a Great Moody Blues classic. You”ll like this, trust me.” Read More »

Fly/In Drive/In 2010 at Marion, IN

Saturday, Sept. 5:  Ray & Judy Johnson hosted the Fly/In Drive/In (for the 19th time)  and if you were there, you know it was a great time and a beautiful day.  I flew the Champ in with my very relaxed husband looking for traffic from the rear.   A very generous resident pilot and owner of a large hangar provided a  BBQ  dinner on Friday night  for all the earlybirds like us,  the B-17 crew, a... Read More »

Some of the colorful tails at Lee Bottoms “Sinful Sunday” August 9

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A “must see” Oshkosh AirVenture 2009 Video

If you missed Oshkosh 2009, here’s a great video that will make you regret missing it for sure! Read More »

Midwest Aeronca Festival, Kewanee, IL 2009

By Judy Birchler, host of LadiesLoveTaildraggers.com Champ N7569E flew from Indianapolis to Kewanee, IL Saturday morning against a strong headwind and over a broken layer a short part of the way.  I snapped a few pictures and thought I’d share with anyone interested in Aeroncas, slow flight and a good time. Flight time to Kewanee on Saturday was 3 hours 40 minutes which was slow, but fine wi... Read More »

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