Stinson Voyager

Stinson 108-2 For Sale by Member

Stinson 108-2 For Sale by Member

Stephanie Belser contacted me this morning with the news she is selling her Stinson 108-2.  Stephanie writes, “Last year I developed a medically-disqualifying condition. I had to give up flying. My Stinson is for sale, so if anyone in the Midwest is interested in a flying 4-seat taildragger (not the nicest looking, maybe), feel free to drop me a line. I did leave the airplane at KFAM and it&... Read More »

Karen Ellison    (North Carolina)

Karen Ellison (North Carolina)

Karen Ellison is based at Stag Air Park (7NC1) Burgaw, North Carolina. “Just wanted to give you a new photo of my Stinson. We finished the recover project this spring and she is back in the air again!” A few shots of the process…… “Wings done; fuselage ready to recover … this is what a naked plane looks like!” “The plane now has paint! Whoo hoo…... Read More »

Heather Gamble – Formation Training!

News from Heather Gamble in California. She’s having a great time doing some fun formation training in her Citabria. Check out these great pictures and short videos. “Smoke on”!! – – Video #1 Video #2   ————–Following posted March 1, 2011—————- Heather Gamble sent in a few pictures and the big news ̵... Read More »

Justine Haupt    (New York)

Justine Haupt (New York)

Justine Haupt is based at KHWV, Brookhaven Airport, Shirley, NY. I got my private rating in a Cessna 152 my senior year of high school, in 2004 . I planned to become a commercial pilot but my career path changed and I essentially stopped flying for a few years. I decided I would get back into it when I could afford my own plane (specifically, a Stinson). In the spring of 2010 I bought my 1947 Stin... Read More »

Powell River, B.C. to Oshkosh 2010

Powell River, B.C. to Oshkosh 2010

I just received these pretty incredible pictures from Selina Smith, who I met while I was wondering around the Vintage Stinson rows at Oshkosh. Selina had flown in solo from Powell River, British Columbia in her Stinson 108 and shot some amazing pictures during her adventure. Thanks for sharing with us all, Selina! “I had a spectacular flight home from Oshkosh through the Canadian Rockies!&#... Read More »

Selina Smith   (Canada)

Selina Smith (Canada)

I met Selina Smith at Oshkosh this summer strolling around the Vintage lineup. She flew her Stinson 108-3 from Powell River, British Columbia, Canada and was having a great time relaxing & enjoying a beer under her wing. She seemed like quite an adventurer and the perfect fit for our Lady Taildraggers group! Hope to hear from Selina soon. Read More »

Pat Wegner (Wisconsin)

Pat Wegner owns and flys a 108 h.p. 1948 Stinson Voyager with a  Franklin engine based in Milwaukee, WI.  Please see her story provided by our friend, Ray Johnson, from the 2008 Marion, Indiana Flyin Drivein. Bright House Networks, Inge Harte, speaks with lady taildragger pilots Pat Wegner & Marge Balaz about their flying activities.  Both of these lady taildragger pilots encourage other women... Read More »