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J-3 Cub Instruction offered - San Antonio, TX

TexasTailwheel

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I am an independent flight instructor working with the folks up at Boerne Stage Airfield here in the San Antonio area. We have a nice 1947 Piper Cub available for flight training and rental. We offer a nice tailwheel endorsement package, too! I am one of the instructors authorized to teach in the Cub and we have a few others if I am not available.

I am also a member of the Alamo Liaison Squadron where we have a 1939 Cub on the field that I also fly on occasion.

If you are interested in learning to fly tailwheel, or just want a ride in a Cub, the contact information is below.

Ryan Short
(210) 902-0372
[email protected]
www.texastailwheel.com
 

JimC

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Wasn't a student, but I've had it happen. Pushed the stick full forward too. Kept the brakes locked though. I was propping from behind and lunged for the throttle. We were in a parched cotton patch. I never saw so much dust in my life -- must have been 3" deep in the cabin by the time the engine stopped.
 

TexasTailwheel

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Great video Ryan, I think that is the safest way to handprop a Cub!

Although I only pull it through 3 times and it starts on the 4th pull. Have you ever had a student push the throttle full during the start? That'll keep you on your toes. ;D
I have not had that happen. It's actually part of our pre-prop briefing, so if it does ever happen, I'll be prepared, but surprised.

Ryan
 

TexasTailwheel

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There are several pilots in the past few weeks who now know how to fly a Cub. Congratulations in particular to Pete who did a really nice job in some crosswinds last week.

Ryan

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TexasTailwheel

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I am expanding to include the Austin and greater Austin area including areas such as Burnet, Marble Falls, Killeen, Georgetown, etc...

Ryan
 

TexasTailwheel

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Just an update - some of you know that I now have my own Taylorcraft that I am teaching tailwheel in - however, I am still teaching in the Cub down in Boerne as well. in fact I put 4.8 hours in that Cub on Saturday with students. I also MAY have access to another Cub in the Central Texas area soon.

Ryan
 

TexasTailwheel

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And... it looks like I will have the Taylorcraft sold in a few weeks, so I'll be back to Cub instruction as primary!

Ryan
 
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