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Quick!! June 30 Deadline to apply for CP Aviation Scholarships!!

Quick!! June 30 Deadline to apply for CP Aviation Scholarships!!

Ladies, apply NOW!  CP Aviation has two scholarship opportunities this year and the deadline (June 30th) is fast approaching. It has been 7 years since our good (friend) Vicki left us and this one is given in her memory each year,  https://www.iac.org/legacy/iac-cp-aviation-... Read More »

Sarah Corbin     (Alaska)

Sarah Corbin (Alaska)

Sarah Corbin is based at PAMR, Merrill Field, Anchorage, Alaska. I am a new private pilot. I’ve started learning to fly a taildragger and am excited to keep building skills and learning. I’m hoping to get my endorsement this summer. I just got my PPL in May and h... Read More »

Aviation Dream Quilt Raffle! Amazing but true, Kelly ‘RV8’ Jeffries commissioned an expert quilt artist to design and make an Aviation Dream Quilt as a donation to the LLT Scholarship fund. The quilt is now complete and awesome! Raffle tickets just $20! Follow the link to photos and details.

Our Mission

To encourage women everywhere to have fun flying taildraggers!

This blog isn’t about ratings, hours in the logbook or owning an award winning airplane. It is about flying taildraggers just for the fun of it. We introduce ladies to aviation and encourage women (and men) to join the wonderful world of conventional aircraft!

Lady tailwheel pilots around the world
Danielle Rentsch and her Travel Air!

Danielle Rentsch and her Travel Air!

Danielle Rentsch is based at FYOM, Omaruru, Namibia & Switzerland and operates Travel Air Safaris in Africa. This lady knows how to live! She forwarded pictures today that are so spectacular, I couldn’t wait to show ’em off! From Danielle’s website,Travel Air Safari, Danielle R... Read More »

Join me on a summer flight to …….. anywhere!!

Join me on a summer flight to …….. anywhere!!

It’s summertime and I’m raring to fly. With a little luck I can get away from my day job for a few days and fly to my heart’s content. I’m looking for willing participants to fly along with me, spending a few days flying low and slow over middle America. I’ll be solo on... Read More »

VANESSA JUMP NELSON, ALASKA FLYING ADVENTURE 2016

VANESSA JUMP NELSON, ALASKA FLYING ADVENTURE 2016

Please proceed with caution. The story you are about to read, paired with 20 striking photos, will surely send you Googling “Alaska skiplane flying”. Thank you to LadiesLoveTaildraggers’ member Vanessa Jump Nelson for submitting a sensational story! Vanessa is based at Stark’s Twin... Read More »

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Leanne Powers    (California)

Leanne Powers (California)

Leanne Powers is based at KEMT, El Monte Airport, El Monte, California. Longtime vintage airplane nut who grew up bumming rides from pilots at the local airport. Started my primary certificate in January 2015 in a tricycle-gear airplane, soloed in March of that year, and did my first tailwheel lesso... Read More »

Patricia Burch     (Texas)

Patricia Burch (Texas)

Patricia Burch is based at KJDD,Wood County Airport, Mineola/Quitman, Texas. I am 67 years young. I’ve been flying since I was 16. Nobody else in my family had ever had any exposure to aviation until I “lost my mind” and started flying. I am an ATP single & multi engine land, C... Read More »

Yes! We have a LLT not-to-be-missed Poet Laureate!

Yes! We have a LLT not-to-be-missed Poet Laureate!

Self proclaimed LadiesLoveTaildraggers poet laureate Kelly Jeffries out-did herself this year at the LLT flyin. Kelly has a long history of surprising our group with entertaining and oh-so-insightful poems at our fly-ins and this year may be the best yet. Kelly writes her own poems and, word’s... Read More »

A few more shots @ the LLT Texas Fly-in!

A few more shots @ the LLT Texas Fly-in!

Texas, we love you!  The 2016 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Texas fly-in is history now. Those who fought their way by air or automobile to KSLR have some great memories and, no doubt, many new flying friends. With the help of airport manager, Joey Baker, we had a wonderful fly-in, in spite of the marginal... Read More »

Saturday @ the LadiesLoveTaildraggers TX Fly-in!!

Saturday @ the LadiesLoveTaildraggers TX Fly-in!!

‘Awesome on steroids’ is the word on today’s LadiesLoveTaildraggers Texas fly-in! An upbeat comment like that usually doesn’t jive with 500 foot a.m. ceilings or the fact that we had to nix our fly-out poker run, but the crappy flying weather turned out to be a blessing in di... Read More »

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I just framed the picture and flight covers given to me by Anne Pellegreno at LLT Fly in at Kslr Airport. Will display with pride in my hangar. ... See MoreSee Less

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Elizabeth HeizlerWow, that was an excellent article! Proud to fly like a girl! Thank you so much for sharing! I may have to pass copies out to the parents of the Young Eagles who don't trust their child with a female pilot. I respect their decision, but feel better having proof that it's uninformed.

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Hi Ladies, Just wanted to make sure that you all get the invite and info for Smoketown Airport S37 and our 11th annual fly-in. More details @ Smoketown Airport's FB page. Hope to see some of you ladies here! Happy flying to those of you headed to Oshkosh or Sentimental Journey. ... See MoreSee Less

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Judy Birchler uploaded a file in the group: Ladies Love Taildraggers.

Hello LadiesLoveTaildraggers!

I would like to invite you and your friends to the Texas Chapter, Antique Airplane Association’s 54th annual fly-in, October 7 and 8 at Gainesville Municipal Airport (KGLE).

We are working hard to make 2016 a great fly-in for all and encourage you to attend and enjoy a day or two with us. Last year we had over 160 aircraft fly in and my goal is to exceed 200 this year.

I am reaching to war birds, antiques, EAA, enthusiasts, type clubs, museums, our youth, veterans, military, etc…in an attempt to create a fun fly-in for all.

I know it is a lot to ask to have you fly aircraft in but we need as many as we can get.

If you cannot make it -- but know someone that may be interested, please feel free to forward my information along.

Let’s work together to keep these airplanes flying!

Very best regards,
Joel Meanor
2016 Fly-In Chairman
www.texasantiqueairplane.org
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Judy BirchlerThis invitation & flyer sent by Joel Meanor, 2016 Fly-In Chairman.

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Donna MillerThanks Judy Birchler! It's on the calendar!

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Guess who I saw on my company website, fellow LLT Kaitlin Mroz. Way to go! ... See MoreSee Less

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Judy BirchlerGreat stuff Kaitlin Mroz. I love your secret (haha) not so secret life!!

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Lou DragmanRenzWhat does being a flight training developer entail?

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Have you bought your raffle ticket yet? Go to: raffleriver.com and look for Ladies Love Taildraggers to get a chance to win this original quilt. Funds go to our LLT scholarship fund. ... See MoreSee Less

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Anne Scheer WrightI think I bought one?

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Donna MillerYes I did! It's a fabulous amazing wonderful quilt!

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LD JeffriesI was the first one and I'm pretty sure I got the winning ticket but y'all should try anyway.

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Jb Terralhaha - nope its me

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Finally did this last Saturday. Now I just need the TW endorsement and I'll be a happy camper. ... See MoreSee Less

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Gary BakewellWHOOPEEEEEE! Congrats girl!

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Jennifer WenkCongrats!

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Piper MorisenCongratulations!

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Lupita WisenerCongratulations Leanne!!

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Leanne PowersThanks!!

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Gayla MaasCongrats!

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Kelly Poetzman Jeffries

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Kelly Poetzman JeffriesWelcome.

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Jonathan AmundsenGreat job

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Kathleen Doran HegenbergerWay to Go!

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