Jan Liberty sent in these fun pictures to celebrate the holiday. “Happy 4th of July!! Sharing pictures taken of me a few years back with my 1955 Cessna 180 while camping at Sullivan Lake (09S) located in NE Washington State.” P.S. The boots were fun for the pict... Read More »
Wyoming pilot Stirling Moore is our LadiesLoveTaildraggers 2015 Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship winner. Her training has been scheduled for some time and Stirling’s been patiently waiting. I’m happy to report she’s now at Sister’s Airport in Oregon ... Read More »
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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
Donna Perkins is based at 9M8 Sheridan Municipal Airport, Sheridan, Arkansas. Aircraft: 1946 Piper J3 Cub & 1940 Waco UPF7 (newly acquired) I just bought a UPF7. I’m planning on giving rides to kids and having them sign the aircraft when done. I want to see how many signatures I can come u... Read More »
Get ready, OSH is coming! Say NO to crappy weather and think positive thoughts ’cause we need to get to the greatest fly-in on the planet. My niece Kate & I will be flying my pretty yellow bird to OSH and spending the week. AirVenture runs Monday, July 20 thru Sunday 26, 2015 so come early... Read More »
Patti Collins is based at KMAF, Midland International Airport & KODO, Odessa Airport-Schlemeyer Field, Odessa, Texas. I am married with 3 sons. I love animals. I fly a 1946 Luscombe 8 A/E. I fly a taildragger for the challenge. Through this experience, I am becoming a better pilot. Read More »
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Submitted by Heidi Stoeppler who is based at 79S, Fort Benton Airport, Montana and is flying a tcraft! Just got home from the 2015 Missouri River Breaks Fly-in at Winifred, MT. It was a blast! I met so many new friends. All the pilots there were very experienced tailwheel pilots and they gave me a t... Read More »
Weather recently cheated many of us out of a cross-country flight to Texas (the LadiesLoveTaildraggers flyin that never happened!) but new flying adventures are easy to plan and execute. My niece Kate & I came up with quickie trip in a totally different direction and we’d like to invite ou... Read More »
I know that pilots and crews of U.S. Air National Guard units fly refueling missions every day. The level of precision flying involved has always astounded and intimidated me. Coming from the perspective of a general aviation pilot, the process of transferring fuel from one aircraft to another ̵... Read More »
Mona Polson (Folstad) is based at 52F, Northwest Regional Airport, Roanoke, Texas. Mona’s airplane-of-choice is N621SR – a 1942 Stearman with a 450 HP radial engine (fill the oil and check the gas, please!) This is the same airplane used in the Clint Eastwood Movie “Space Cowboys.” Her father, Hartl... Read More »
Jamy Spradlin is based at 3F9, Mineola Airport-Wisener Field, Mineola, Texas. My home airport is 3F9, Wisener Field in Mineola, Texas. My licenses include: Commercial, Multi Eng, Instrument, Sabre 65 Type rating, A&P, IA and a tailwheel endorsement. I have an aircraft maintenance shop at 3F9. I&... Read More »