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Just a gorgeous evening to fly.

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Every once in a while, no matter where you live, you’ve just got to catch one of those “perfect” times to fly. For me one of those flights was last evening in my Ercoupe. But it surely didn’t seem to start out that way. I got to the airport about 4:00 in the afternoon and […]

Happy Birthday to Ercoupe 67H

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

Ercoupe 67H had her 63rd birthday celebration today. According to the original log book, she rolled out of the factory in Riverdale, MD and had a one hour test flight on August 16, 1946. I let 67H out of the cage (hangar), gave her a cup of AeroShell 15/50 along with a 12 gallon shot […]

Airplanes Are Toys

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

I just read this quip on the Ercoupe Tech message board (Yahoo news group/mailing list?) and thought I would share… “Airplanes are not investments, they are toys. They should be purchased with toy money or left alone. There are much simpler, cheaper toys, but none (to me) are as fulfilling.” Yup – gotta agree with […]