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I flew my Homebuilt to AirVenture!

I flew my Homebuilt to AirVenture!

Stay tuned. Lots more coming from OSH in the days ahead. Lady taildragger pilots and their guests, don’t forget to join our group at noon on Tuesday or Friday at 11:30 at the Hilton Garden Inn Rooftop Terrace Cafe. We have about 50 people registered but you are welcome... Read More »

Fog & Thunderstorms be damned, I made it to OSH!!

Fog & Thunderstorms be damned, I made it to OSH!!

It’s Saturday in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, two days before the big dance begins, and I’m here – early! You know I wouldn’t miss AirVenture for the world but I usually don’t arrive on Saturday, two days ahead of time. Truth is, I’ve been watching... 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
AirVenture Live ATC and What’s Happening When!

AirVenture Live ATC and What’s Happening When!

Listening to live ATC is one of the greatest ways to enjoy AirVenture, whether you’re parked in a lawn chair along 9/27 or sitting at home in your Lazyboy. Take advantage of the Fisk VFR Approach link and sense the excitement every pilot approaching Fisk must be feeling. Or take your pick and ... Read More »

Elena DePree     (Georgia)

Elena DePree (Georgia)

Elena DePree is based at KCSG, Columbus Airport, Columbus, Georgia. I am a student pilot right now. I’m also prior service soldier and Army wife. I crew chief Hueys for the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation and LOVE anything that flies. I particularly love Warbirds and am partial to Mustangs a... Read More »

A Sunny Cubbin’ Kind of Day!

A Sunny Cubbin’ Kind of Day!

Thank you Vanessa Jump Nelson for sharing such a fun day with us all! Oregon LLT’s, having a sunny Cubbin’ kind of day! My Cub (Tumbleweed), had a playdate with her fellow Cub (Gladys) recently. My husband and I flew from our home airport of Twin Oaks Airpark (7S3) to Lebanon, Oregon (S3... Read More »

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Emily Herron     (Kentucky)

Emily Herron (Kentucky)

Emily Herron is based at KJQD, Ohio County Airport, Hartford, Kentucky formerly at 18FD, Skypark Estates Owners Assoc Airport, Baker, Florida. I live in rural western KY, but I grew up in FL. I work at an elementary school as a Family Resource Coordinator and am very active in my church. I am a grad... Read More »

Tailwheel Training Quote: “I had a blast!”

Tailwheel Training Quote: “I had a blast!”

TW Scholarship winner Brittany Reinbolt is barely back from training with Brian Lansburgh at Tailwheel Town but took the time to shoot me this awesome email. What a fantastic declaration about earning her tailwheel endorsement! Thank you Brittany. I particularly loved your very first comment and wel... Read More »

Congratulations to our next 2016 Scholarship Winner!

Congratulations to our next 2016 Scholarship Winner!

Amazing things can happen when goodhearted aviatrixes are involved. I received a message a week ago that a lady taildragger pilot would like to make a donation to our LadiesLoveTaildraggers Scholarship Fund. A whopping $1500 donation! My heart nearly stopped. If it happened, we could send our next-i... Read More »

Guiding Force or Remarkable Coincidence?

Guiding Force or Remarkable Coincidence?

You decide. Was it a remarkable coincidence or a supernatural guiding force? It’s noon, the air is transitioning from ‘morning smooth’ to ‘afternoon thermals’ and I’m flying along at 2500′ on a solo cross-country. I’m flying my Rans S7, all 680 pounds ... Read More »

Precision Dead Stick Landing on video!

Precision Dead Stick Landing on video!

This video says it all. It’s why we’ve sent many LadiesLoveTaildraggers scholarship winners to train with Brian Lansburgh at Tailwheel Town, Sister’s Airport, Bend, Oregon. Check out this video of LLT scholarship winner Brittany Reinbolt making a dead-stick landing, all part of the... Read More »

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Elena DaleArdy and Ed's!!

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Helen WoodsBest I can tell brats or brats.

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Helen WoodsDid you bring any shirts for sale?

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Helen WoodsI haven't been there this year but there is a family that generally serves a pretty good dinner in their front yard outside the exit closest to the control tower.

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Anne Scheer WrightWhere are we meeting?

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Helen WoodsRay and I are grabbing dinner now at the Oasis front yard restaurant out side the tower entrance if anyone wants to join us. Going to see Jessica Cox tonight.

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If you're at OSH and want Julie Vessigault to give your plane a wash and shine she has time. $30 for 2 hours, $40 for 3. ... See MoreSee Less

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Kaitlin MrozIf she makes it to Texas I have 3 hours worth of dirt on my bird

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Amber SmithDon't forget, it'll make you go faster! :) Wish we were all there together. Maybe one year!

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Darren LuckeBill Tracy & John Theuncle Graham here you go! You won't get banished to the far reaches of OSH any longer! ;-) g'luck to Julie!

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Bill TracyJulie fell asleep just thinking how long it would take to clean my plane

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Julie M VessigaultThank you, Bill Finney!

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Helen WoodsShe always does a very nice job for a very reasonable price.

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John Theuncle GrahamDoes she go to Ohio?

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Julie M VessigaultThanks Helen!

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Gayla MaasWish I were there. Mine needs a bath!

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Look what I found! Looking good LLT! Thanks Judy Birchler for pointing me in the right direction! ... See MoreSee Less

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Judy BirchlerBert G Garrison Jr., you're cracking me up. It's still bug covered!

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Check out some of the greased-on landings, at the Ultralight side of things.
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Ultralight flying represents one of the fastest and purest ways to experience the joys of aviation. From powered-parachutes and trikes to traditional fixed w...

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Hey OSH people. If you're looking for someone to have lunch with on Monday, let's do it. Meet Anne Scheer Wright and me under the Tower at noon. We'll hang around till 12:15 then head off to lunch somewhere on the field with whoever shows up. Call/text me at 317-506-2737 anytime. ... See MoreSee Less

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Terri HullI'll try to be there!

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Deni WhitsittAnd WOW!!!!

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Chuck HolzerDoesn't get much better than that.

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Robert Stoverbeautiful view One of these days Ill fly over

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Valérie DereymaekerYou are welcome!!!!

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Kathleen Doran HegenbergerBeautiful.

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Kathleen Doran HegenbergerWhere in Belgium

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Valérie DereymaekerLacs de l'Eau d'Heure, cerfontaine airfield, Sovet private field, Dinant

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Awesome flight with Russell Armstrong in his Beaver this morning. Woohoo, we did a low flyby down 18 at Fond du Lac! With Julie Vessigault, Cissy Cole-Rawlings, Karen Ciciora Ewart. ... See MoreSee Less

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Kaitlin MrozThis guy was @ the 4th of July fly in at 3f9! Small world

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Cissy Cole-RawlingsThat WAS fun, thanks so much

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Anne Scheer WrightYOU DIDN'T CALL ME!!!!

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Cynthia FlorsheimYou could not look happier. How could you not...being at OSH!! Next year for me or.. or!!!

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Yvonne MaddoxI'm jealous! Hope you had a blast.

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We have room for one lady for a Beaver ride at 8:30 this morning. Row 88 Vintage. It's yellow. Look for the Texas flag on the prop. All u have to do is show up!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Peggy TomkoUghhh darn AVC finish line obligations!

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Peggy Tomko(Sorry we missed you yesterday Judy! We are planning to attend Tuesday's LLT luncheon and can catch up with you then if not before)

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Lisa CatherineI'll go!

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Julie M VessigaultComing!

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Elena DaleJulie M Vessigault...are you going??

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Lisa CatherineJulie, why don't you take my spot today?

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Elena DaleUmmmm....I don't you are flying at 0830.....wasn't that thunder I just heard??

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Judy BirchlerRussell Armstrong says there will be a slight delay! We're still on though.

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Julie M VessigaultFlight delayed an hour. Rolling now!

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