May 1, 2013
By Dave Hirschman
Country music performer and general aviation pilot Aaron Tippin recently purchased a tiny biplane—Georgy Meyer’s “Little Toot”—to go along with Tippin’s hulking Stearman.
Tippin, a multiengine airplane, helicopter, and instrument-rated pilot, is also an aircraft mechanic, and he plans to restore the diminutive 1950s biplane to new condition with Tommy Meyer, the son of the late aircraft designer.
Tippin plans to display the airplane at EAA Airventure in Oshkosh, Wis., this summer.
The small but strong aerobatic biplane, N61G, was first displayed in 1957.
Dinners at Waypoint Café at California's Camarillo Airport will have an outside dining option to watch airplanes and helicopters take off and land, and learn more about general aviation in the process.
AirSpace Minnesota has partnered with the Museum of Flight to create a new Aviation Learning Center.
When you set out on a mission to learn about your airplane, it’s amazing how many people step in to help.
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