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I got My Tailwheel endorsement!


Some of you might be asking your self what a tailwheel endorsement is. Well as a private pilot I can fly but not all types of airplane and to fly different kinds of plane I need to get training in that kind of plane then get sign off by an instructor or what called an endorsement. The last 2 weeks or so i've be flying the little red taildragger shown about. It's really fun to fly very touchy but can be so smooth. I got the sign off on Wednesday day and then Nick and I went up yesterday we had a little bumpily landings but it was fun and it's cheap to rent. Jessica won't go up with me though because it is an old plane, from 1942, and not all metal. The wings and most of the fuselage are steel tubing covered with vinyl. I'm bummed because it's safe but that's ok I'll just find a taildragger out of metal and take her up.

Comments

Michael said…
That's awesome. Now you can pretend that you're a WWI dogfighter. Do you need any more endorsement to fly a biplane?
Trevor said…
No, If you got one i can fly it
Anonymous said…
You must get checked out in every different model by a CFI before you can fly them solo. I got my tailwheel in a Citabria and then purchased a AcroSport II biplane. I glad I got a CFI to help me for the first few hours. The two planes are nothing alike and without the instruction, I would have busted a nice plane and could have hurt myself in the process.
Planes are like women, no two are alike and all can bite you.

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