Love's Landing Fly-In (Florida) · · PAGE 317.
November 7, 2009: My new pilot friend Dale Walker
took these photos as he and Barbie walked down the flight line about 10 minutes after my
arrival. This tandem open-cockpit plane was just three spaces down from my RV-9A.
This next photo puts things into perspective at the north end of the flight
line. Dale and Barbie left their RV-6A near the far end of the line, beyond the
ultralight with the movable overhead wing.
This classic World War II style of nose art is a joy to behold on any airplane.
Here is a closer view. Notice she is sitting on a flower.
Here is the name of this RV-7 hot rod. It is fast and so is she.
Hot Flash describes the airplane and lady in the nose art on the other side.
It flew in from Naples, Florida down near the south end of the state on the Gulf
This one flew over from nearby Mount Dora, Florida. I am betting it is
based at the grass strip airport near Eustis, Florida about 18 miles away from this
Here is another look at the airplane on the other side.
This modified Cessna 182 has a much larger tail and rudder and I presume other
modifications not visible. It is registered in the Experimental category since it is
not in its original factory configuration. The owner is a local area resident.
How could it be a fly-in without a Boeing Stearman biplane?
This classic 1947 Fairchild is also based nearby in Marion County.
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