“What the hell is ‘the Swoop’?” I don’t actually get asked that question all the time, but I know it’s been lurking there in the minds of many readers.
The importance of putting your airplane precisely where you want it and of using runway wisely
On the eve of his son's enlistment in the armed services, Brian reflects on his own entry into the military
A look at just what makes tailwheel airplanes the skill-developing vehicles they are.
An account of an early airman's last flight in the trainer of his youth. This is the first article in the Tailwheeler's Journal by an outside writer.
Tribute to Al Heuston, an ag pilot from Montague, California.
The passing of one of the Coast Guard's great aviators inspires a look back at a memorable rescue.
A great aviator goes west.
A look at flying from the backseat of a blind taildragger and why it's a valuable skill.
Picture a typical day in the traffic pattern at a busy uncontrolled airport. Arriving pilots hear that a particular runway is in use and plan their approach accordingly. Usually…