January 2011 New Pireps Now Going Up!
Don't miss our new podcast/radio show
audio pilot report section: PODCAST
We're going back to putting a new episode up every month

NEW -January 2011
What's New on Airbum?

• Bucker Jungmiester, 160 hp
• Commonwealth/Rearwin Skyranger

Past Pireps
• Ford Tri-Motor
• Super Plane Comparison

• SF 260 Turboprop
• Christen Eagle
• 1929 Command-Aire
• Piper Comanche
• BD-4, 4-place homebuilt
• 250 hp Super Swift
• Landing a Cub on a Truck
• Funk (1947 classic)

• F8F Grumman Bearcat

A new episode every month
Budd's blog: Thinking Out Loud


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NEW! Radio Show/Podcast
Hear Budd talk about what it's like to be a general aviation pilot let loose in some high powered hardware and interview some aviation legends. This is updated every two weeks with a new episode (no, really!). Click on : PODCAST

Now playing: Mustang, Sherpa, Hoover interview, Spitfire, B-25, Bearcat, P-38, Jenny, A-4 pireps, Landing on a truck, and MANY more!

(betcha can't read just one)

This is a separate section of Airbum.com that reproduces the short little "sidebar" pireps and aircraft profiles I've been doing for Model Airplane News for years. In 500 words, or so, I rip through the high points of the airplane trying to give a feeling for its personality and use. You can read through one of these in a minute or two. Great for killing time while you're on hold:



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