Michael Rutledge

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Flying The Beast

INTRODUCTION My first flying love has always been the Stearman, and if you hang around Stearmans long enough, you probably also have an affinity for large, radial engine, tailwheel airplanes. This usually generates at least a passing interest in agricultural airplanes, or still commonly called “crop dusters”. The dusting has [...]

By |2016-11-13T09:33:05+00:00November 19th, 2015|Flying-Wire|Comments Off on Flying The Beast

Sometimes It Works Out

The Beginning “I’m going to own that Stearman someday.” And that’s how hundreds of Stearman dreams begin. I made that definitive statement when I was 12 years old, but the story starts before then. I was born and raised in Galesburg, IL my father; Russell Massingill was a WWII Navy [...]

By |2016-11-13T09:33:20+00:00November 11th, 2012|Flying-Wire|Comments Off on Sometimes It Works Out