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Ebay: Passion or Disease?

Ebay: Passion or Disease?

Beware of Ebay. I speak from experience when I say it can be addictive. I know that because of what you see in the picture. You may wonder what it is and there was a time when I had no idea myself. I discovered “them” on Ebay a number of years ago and now have a ... Read More »

Judy’s 10 Best Christmas Gift Ideas….under $50

Judy’s 10 Best Christmas Gift Ideas….under $50

The clock is ticking away and Christmas morning will be here before you know it. Time to kick it into high gear if you want to find that special gift! I thought I’d share a few of my favorites that, with a little luck, you still might be able to get in time! #1 Custom ... Read More »

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
First Time Carrier Landing

First Time Carrier Landing

If you’ve ever landed a taildragger on a postage size spit of land, you’ll get this video. So maybe not a taildragger but bet you’d get a rush when the tower calls you down for your landing! Get it down? Great – but is it going to stop?! I watched and felt like I was right th... Read More »

LadiesLoveTaildraggers 2014 Christmas Video!

LadiesLoveTaildraggers 2014 Christmas Video!

Merry Christmas everyone. Hope you enjoy this fast and fun Christmas video as much as I do. You ladies rock and your pictures prove it! Thanks for all the great shots. If you sent one in 2014, you just may see yourself.   Read More »

Kelli Hughes     (Texas)

Kelli Hughes (Texas)

Kelli Hughes is based at XA99, Flat Bush Airport, Decatur, Texas. I am an airline captain flying the 767 out of DFW. Thou I do not own a conventional gear bird, that fact doesn’t make me love then less, I love them more! I’ve been at the controls of all sorts of taildraggers – Cess... Read More »

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Cheryl Pitzer     (Texas)

Cheryl Pitzer (Texas)

Cheryl Pitzer, KLNC Lancaster Regional Airport, Lancaster, Texas. Hello! For fun, I fly my Husky A1B N444HY – known as “Hell Yeah” by our friends and my husband’s Pitts S2B. We live just NE of the Dallas/ FT Worth area and have a grass strip in our pasture. For work at FedEx ... Read More »

Claudia Espinola     (Brazil)

Claudia Espinola (Brazil)

Claudia Espinola is based at SNLG, Serra Do Clipo Airport, São Paulo, Brazil. Hello! my name is Cláudia and I’m in love with airplanes since I was a little girl! I’m a flight attendant and private pilot. I’ve learnt to fly on a aeroboero, a taildragger from Argentina. In Brazil we ... Read More »

And the Selfie Contest Winner Is……..

And the Selfie Contest Winner Is……..

You have voted and Amber Phillips from Idaho is the winner! Not only is her picture fantastic but her caption is a winner too; “squirreling around” — “nutty friends” — “Chipmunk”, you gotta love it! Amber will have to tell us if this was one lucky shot... Read More »

A Bittersweet Tribute to Caryl Wilkins

A Bittersweet Tribute to Caryl Wilkins

Please watch this touching, beautiful tribute from Dan Wilkins to his wife Caryl Wilkins. Caryl passed away but she was dearly loved and remains his co-pilot. I recommend you have a box of Kleenex at hand before viewing. Video produced by Stephanie Wain, a filmmaker from Penn State University. Aircr... Read More »

Jeanne MacPherson & Bill Gallea, Married 21 June, 2004

Jeanne MacPherson & Bill Gallea, Married 21 June, 2004

Awww, I’m loving these truly romantic wedding stories that ‘pilot’ brides and grooms have shared with us! Thank you to Jeanne MacPherson (a.k.a. the instructor) and Bill Gallea (a.k.a. the flight student) for their lovely story and pictures. If your own wedding story includes an ai... Read More »

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I am super excited to announce that one of my photos was chosen as a finalist in the Smithsonian's Air & Space Magazine photo contest!!! If the image moves you, please take a moment to vote for it (up to once per day) at this link: www.airspacemag.com/multimedia/2014-photo-contest-finalists-180953581/

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CloudDancer SezAh'm THERE fer ya' Marijke!17 hours ago

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Here is a update on Shannon and my stinson the fuselage went to the airport and the second wing has fabric on it wont be long and it will Fly (4 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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My new baby, N31085, is a 1940 J3. I brought her back to Pennsylvania where she belongs, to Pottstown Municipal, in October 2014. She's lived in Wisconsin and Illinois since at least 1943. She was the 2012 EAA AirVenture sweepstakes prize - a beauty; you may have seen her at Oshkosh or in the Jan 2012 edition of Sport Aviation. Come see us at N47! ... See MoreSee Less

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Jeanette HibpshmanMan...that is a beauty!! I have been dreaming of J3's a lot lately. Would love to get one - my first airplane ride as a teen was in a J3!1 day ago
Scott SewellNice looking Cub. Lots of fun to fly.1 day ago
Lori OlsonBeautiful. Congratulations!1 day ago
Laurie KushnerAh, so she is no longer at 57C.1 day ago
Barbe S ParkWow! She is gorgeous, congrats!1 day ago
Cindy Christian KapplerWow, more pics of her, please!!! Beautiful!!!10 hours ago

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This is the plane I leaned to fly in back in 2009. What a great experience learning to fly in a taildragger! (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Bill LefelhocSweet!15 hours ago

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Sharon TinklerMerry Christmas, Sis :)4 days ago   ·  1
Terri HullMerry Christmas!!!4 days ago   ·  1
Tammie SearlesMerry Christmas! Love it!!4 days ago   ·  1
LD JeffriesIf you think you can, or you think you can't, either way you're right! Git sum sky!!!3 days ago   ·  2
Mary GriffithsLove this! Merry Christmas to you :)3 days ago   ·  2
Etta TullMerry Christmas!3 days ago
Judy AirspeedRight back at ha Sistahs!2 days ago

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Here is a quote from the most recent article on
the AntiqueAirfield.com web page. Give you any ideas? :)

"But what will make this event really special, is the opportunity for any AAA member in any pre-1956 aircraft (with a standard airworthiness certificate) to "Join the AAA Record Breakers". In cooperation with the NAA, any AAA member that wishes, can apply for (with the appropriate paperwork and fee to the NAA) a Sporting Performances license and set a point-to-point performance record from their home base to Antique Airfield (if at least 50nm from IA27).

Of course we're planning special recognition for those participating. From getting the checkered flag as they land (via our ATC Flagmen), to a special paddock where the official paperwork will be signed and photos taken, all are part of what's in store for those that choose to participate. We're hopeful that representatives from the NAA will be on hand as well, to act as the official observers of these flights."

Check their website www.antiqueairfield.com for hyperlinks.
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My wife and I had a wonderful time this past week in Washington D.C. for the Congressional Gold Medal ceremonies for the WWII Civil Air Patrol Veterans. I was able to meet so many great people and give away copies of my book. Like "Crystal of the Clouds" facebook page, and see more of the pictures. (4 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Had an amazing time at full controls of the Cub today... We are still curious why snow has avoided us thus far....But thankful to get out for a bit anyways. Beautiful December day! Happy flying my friends! (3 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Angela Rodriguez Leedy, Daryl Bortel and 16 others like this

LD JeffriesPerfect description of me and Kelly!5 days ago   ·  13

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If you could possibly share this with other pilots and fly into Jekyll on Friday it would help. Thanks, Kathy Hegenberger SC RAF Liaison ... See MoreSee Less

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Here's another great lady Flier!!!!

www.mlive.com/news/muskegon/index.ssf/2014/12/ravenna_woman_to_receive_congr.html
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Chuck Avonthe ecofill was put on with a foam brush and is as slick as it looks .we are very happy with how the plane has turned out and it could not have happened with out Shannons Help and talents.1 week ago
Gerhard RiegerYou are doing a great job, I must import you to come and help me cover my project.1 week ago
Gerhard RiegerAre you using Steward Systems?1 week ago
Chuck AvonYes on the Stewart Systems.1 week ago
Gerhard RiegerI am building a 4 place bearhawk. The wing and nose are covered with alclad and the rest is rag and tube. I like the fact that the steward systems use a water borne paints.1 week ago
Chuck AvonThe advantage first is shipping cost to So Africa and as you see we did the wing in our home living room NO SMELL!!! NO MEK!!!1 week ago
Chuck AvonThe Bear Hawk is awesome bush plane here is my other plane 1940 Tcraft1 week ago   ·  3

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