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
Q: 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!
Gutpile Charlie: 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 ;-)
Gutpile Charlie: 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.