michael donavon: Nice video, thanks. IMHO that was a great job of manipulating the controls. If I may humbly comment on the technique - I thought it was great. Mastry is the only word that comes to mind for this piloting. Loved that great slip, initially, on the final landing. Transitioned to a fully control coordinated crab, then alighment with the rwy - and: Stick back, stick back, stick back! Wish I could do that!
Nick Smith: I wonder where N3736M is?
kitfox flyer: leet her rip
nancycucesharp: I have a Cessna 177b.
TOKAMEEL: My dad had a Super Cruiser before he married mom and all I ever got to see was the old photos. But I loved his stories about flying above the corn stalks (1949 Wisconsin). I got my Private ticket in 1974 and he was my first passenger.
Thanks for this video.
ripmax333: this pilot must have been flying all his life! super handling and very nice piper pa-12!!!
Heli Flight: Awesome flying Capt. Roy Berube. I enjoyed the video. Thanks for the post!
Taylorman55: Thanks for sharing! Nice video... I have been flying a few different tail draggers lately.... J3, Champ, PA 12, PA 18, Pacer PA-20, and a Taylorcraft ...I see a few guys saying its hard to fly a PA-12, which it isnt easy on certain days, but the hardest plane Ive flown in is the Taylorcraft BC12D.. 90 hp and it also outperforms the champ and J3 cub with the same hp HANDS DOWN..... some great flying on this video with the wind! Good experienced pilot! thanks again for sharing
GutpileCharlie: Just had to see this video again. I loved the way you handled the cross winds and the gusts.
I used to fly N7720H that was a 1946 PA12 from Ponca City Oklahoma.
I didn't realize at the time what a great plane it was. I always thought the PA18 was better, but now I look at that wide cabin and think that this may have been Mr. Piper's greatest Cub?
PrettyRicky218: I've seen this video at least 10 times over time as I would dream of what it'd be like to fly such an awesome aircraft. Then last month I bought my first airplane, a 1947 Piper PA-12 with all of the Alaskan mods. you can see my trip from CA back to MN on my youtube.
In Kansas I hit some really strong winds and landing that plane took everything I had, but I'm only 27. You make it look easy ;-)
slowflier: Hats off to Capt. Don for some nice flying and a great lookng PA-12. I fly a PA-12 as well with many of the same mods. Check out my video clips doing some beach landings in Alaska. Thanks for sharing.
waterheadsss: yea its not easy
waterheadsss: great job and great looking plane !!!!!
GutpileCharlie: Back when I was a kid, in the late 50's I used to fly a Piper PA12. I learned in a J3 and to step up to the Pa12 was like flying a P51.
A few years back I saw that same aircraft advertised for sale on the internet. It was N7720H, built in 1946 in Ponca City, Oklahoma.
The last time I flew it was 1958.
Andrew Boundy: You made that look easy - and it's not! Nice.
Lucas Hugie: Great landings with a great looking cruiser.
Tek Turbiasz: Very nice job capturing this bird.
Piper PA-12 Takeoffs and Landings at Richard's Field4.8
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