Michelle Goodeve makes her first flight in The Tiger Boys’ 1935 Taylor E-2 Cub. CF-ANT was owned by the late Andy McKimmon and was the very first Cub imported into Canada. In the 1940’s, a heavy snow cover slid off Andy’s barn roof and flattened the little airplane. He hung onto the wreckage, then donated it to Tom Dietrich’s “Tiger Boys,” who performed a total restoration on the rare bird. The E-2 still sports its original, single magneto, 40 hp engine, climbs and glides at a leisurely 45 mph, cruises from 55 to 60 mph, and has no brakes whatsoever!
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About the Filmmaker
Fearless Widget Productions is a video production company operated by Glenn Norman and Michelle Goodeve, two of the founders of Why Fly.