Susan Takes to the Skies

Don't worry, I never flew in this one!

Although I've had plenty of experience riding in small aircraft from a pretty early age, I'd never been in a biplane up until last week. My dad started building flying machines when I was a kid. He started with flyable models made from balsa wood and paper skins. Then he graduated to this contraption. It's a gyrocopter, basically a lawn chair with an engine with a pusher propeller sitting behind it and … [Read more]