I’d like everybody to meet Janine Shepherd, an athlete, a pilot, an aerobatics instructor, an author AND a lady taildragger pilot. In fact, I’d like to meet Janine Shepherd myself and let some of her amazing positive energy rub off on me! She is one determined l... Read More »
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, introducing more women to aviation and encouraging women (and men) to join the wonderful world of conventional aircraft! The only requirement is having recorded time flying a tailwheel aircraft. We love student pilots too!
Jennifer Wenk is based at KMRH, Michael J. Smith Field, Beaufort, North Carolina. I’ve always walked around facing skyward but I didn’t actually get my pilot’s license until 13 years ago, well after my kids were well established in their own lives. With the encouragement of my husb... Read More »
I am obsessed with aviation. When I’m not at the airport, I want to be at the airport. Or to talk about the airport, or airplanes, or flying. It’s difficult to be stuck working in a retail store all day, trying to concentrate, when my mind is two thousand feet AGL. Trouble is, the... Read More »
I am very happy to report LadiesLoveTaildraggers has added a new, amazing author to our website! Joining me in writing for LLT is Gayle Crowder, a passionate lady taildragger pilot and lover of all things related to flying taildraggers. Gayle will write articles for LLT that will expand and diversif... Read More »
Ladies, let’s go to Beech Party 2014! Mark your calendars for our last LLT fly-in bash of the year October 15 – 19, 2014 KTHA, Tullahoma, Tennessee Saturday, October 18 is LadiesLoveTaildraggers Day with special tours just for us!! I’ve been working with one of my favorite Luscombe... Read More »
I’m forever amazed by the amount of aircraft knowledge some people carry around in their brains. These people are impressive as heck and spew out very specific, detailed aircraft trivia like we all must know this stuff. Thinking about them, I thought it would be fun to take a little test and s... Read More »
Trish Volker is based at KIAG, Niagara Falls International Airport, Niagara Falls, New York. We met Trish at AirVenture 2014 and were thrilled Trish joined us for Ray Johnson’s “Vintage In Review” program on Thursday, Ladies Day! She’s flying one COOL taildragger. I am a rela... Read More »
Come on ladies, mark your calendars for the next great fly-in and meet some lady taildragger pilots in the process! There are tons of great fly-ins all over the U.S. coming up in the next few weeks. You’ve got your favorites, I’ve got mine, hopefully our paths will cross at one of them. ... Read More »