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Bi-Plane Pilot

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Cal Tax started flying in 1957 at about the age of 14. His father, Al Tax, was a flight instructor in WWII training pilots on this exact type of Stearman Biplane plane in 1941. While it may be a fun plane to fly, Cal says hard to land a 'tail-dragger' like this because the main wheels are high and up front. He says it's kind of like trying to push a wheel barrel down the road at high speed. You're always working hard to keep it from turning around.

To see his plane in flight over Alpharetta you can visit this link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNXOoOUsclk