My pal, Jim Boeckl, came out from Medford with his lovely Aeronca Champ and we flew for a couple of days.
I’ll bet THAT title surprised you. The ol’ curmudgeon claiming that the Acme Flying School’s training is GOOD? Well, sure, and, in case you haven’t figured it out yet, I’ll let you in on my thinking.
Stay tuned, folks. My latest book, Airshow Pilot , is coming soon! It will be available via Amazon in both printed and Ebook formats.
There may be no better symbol of how flight training is conducted than the old debate about what controls speed and what controls altitude.
One of the things that has kept me from putting the newsletter out is the fact that my old pal, Steven Brown came up from Ashland to help me use a new editing program and to put together a video on my old Airshow Act, The Acme Duck and Airshow Company.
Written in July, 2019 All of us who fly are indebted to our flight instructors. There are good ones and not so good ones. But they guide their students…
The last two weeks saw some interesting flying. I think I'd really be remiss if I didn't point out our final Ladieslovetaildraggers Scholarship winner's flights while she was here. Kendra Hart came to Tailwheel Town and showed why Judy Birchler chose her as a scholarship winner.
Written in June, 2019 I’ve often said that Steve Oliver is the smartest aviator I know. Perhaps that’s why when Steve mentioned the most memorable flight he’d…
"...Why do you suppose that Acme Grads land the way they do? They make high, wide downwinds, then keep the power in and the flaps down while they fly a huge pattern that ends at some point on the runway. "