Margaret Ringenberg

I love it when people tell me or send me info about amazing women pilots, especially when there’s a taildragger involved. Check out the link sent to me by Ray Johnson of his earlier interview with Margaret Ringenberg; pilot with +40,000 hours, many time Powder Puff Air Racer, World War II ferry pilot, instructor, and who in 1994 few around the world! “Girls Can’t be Pilots”... Read More »

The voice of hypoxia

This is a radio transmission worth a listen to all pilots… “Here is a radio exchange between Cleveland Center controllers Stephanie Bevins, Marvin McCombs and Kalitta 66, a Learjet based in Ypsilanti, Michigan. KL66 suffered an insidious leak which caused depressurization of the aircraft. Listen to the audio and read the dialog as ATC figures it out.” “Following Bevin’... Read More » presents “In a Black Dress”

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‘LadiesLoveTaildraggers’ Video by Fly/In Cruise/In Video Magazine

Many thanks to Ray Johnson  of the Fly/In Cruise/In  and Inge Harte ( Producer Fly/In Cruise/In Video Magazine) for pushing me to be interviewed and for producing their video featuring Ladies Love Taildraggers. Turned out they made it fun and, the icing on the cake was flying formation with them after the interview! Ladies, don’t be surprised if you see yourself ! Ray & Inge, thanks for ... Read More »

Poplar Grove Airport, Summer 2010

Tina Thomas sent me this great video with a note, “more insanity Steve produced at C77 this summer”. Tina, all I can say is, if this is insanity…bring it on!! I really love the passion you two have for everything ‘tailwheel’ and….. the cloud shots in your video, the grasssssss strip, the Beech, the Bird, the Waco….! Poplar Grove Airport, Summer 2010 Read More »

Skywagon Video over SFO by Nigel Ellis

It’s only recently I’ve become a fan of Cessna 180s & 185s but my love affair (from afar) goes back a lot longer with 190s and 195s. Don’t confuse any of these with a Cessna 175 which I used to jump out of. It had a nose wheel and a geared engine – and I’m NOT including that on any of my favorites lists! I happened on this wonderful video of a Cessna 185 Skywagon ... Read More »

Lockheed Electra and more…

Saturday, September 4, 2010 Marion IN celebrated its 20th Annual Fly/in Cruise/in.  It turned out to be a wild day with winds blowing 20-25 mph, gusting to 30+ as the pancake breakfast got underway. Even though I expected to see the usual large crowds of people, what I didn’t expect to see was too many aircraft flying in.  (Boyd and I got in the day before) As it turns out, dozens of vintage... Read More »

A Chick Flick, “I’m Just A Girl”!

Here’s a little video that “stars” Sandy Krier with friend Catherine Cavagnaro, both lady taildragger pilots. Toooo funny!! Read More »

More on the National Antique Airplane Fly-in, Blakesburg, Iowa

The following, including this great video, just  sent in by Gail Schipper from Colorado. If you’re planning on attending, please reply by leaving a “Comment”. “We’re getting ready to dash to the National Antique Airplane Fly-In in Blakesburg, IA next week (Labor Day weekend). I’m wondering if any other members will be going?  Here’s some video from last ye... Read More »

A Fun Sunday at Poplar Grove Airport

If you love Cabin Wacos…. Beech 18s…. Cessna 195s….. T6…… and flying for the fun of flying, sit back and enjoy the next few minutes!  Tina Thomas, thank  you! Read More »

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