All Bill Mauldin Stories
Anyone for a Backward Takeoff?
You can try some weird stunts in a helicopter—such as a mock bullfight with a cow—but there are problems, too. Unlike an airplane, the blamed thing doesn't really want to fly
"SO THERE I WAS..."
Having recently taken to the air, Bill Mauldin launches his new column on flying with the stirring tale of his first solo flight
It crops up in your engine, says SI's Sunday Pilot, when you realize there's no place to land. Happily, it also affects Viking-minded wives
CRAZY LIKE AN EAGLE
SI's intrepid airman buys a plane, braves the contempt of the Old Pilots, and profits by some handy heresies
PLANE WITH A BRAIN
Greater love hath no man than SI's Sunday pilot for his Ercoupe. And, it would seem, with reason: like his old plow mare, it thinks