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LadiesLoveTaildraggers TX Fly-in CANCELLED

LadiesLoveTaildraggers TX Fly-in CANCELLED

Just in from Joey Baker @ KSLR: This afternoon’s thunderstorms tore part of the roof off the KSLR terminal building, Ag-Cat is on top of the fuel trucks and doors are blown in at Legend Cub. Other damage is being evaluated. The LadiesLoveTaildraggers KSLR Texas Fly-in ... Read More »

Katie Pribyl    (Virginia)

Katie Pribyl (Virginia)

Katie Pribyl is based at KFDK, Frederick Municipal Airport, Frederick, Maryland. I grew up on a cattle ranch in Montana and much of my early exposure to GA was backcountry flying in taildraggers. So when it came time to make my first airplane purchase, it’s where I nat... Read More »

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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
Stephanie Foster      (Oklahoma)

Stephanie Foster (Oklahoma)

Stephanie Foster is based at KMKO, Davis Field Airport, Muskogee, Oklahoma. I fly a Super Decathlon. My husband and I came to the Savanah LLTD fly-in in 2012 and had a great time. I recently retired and am hoping to get more play time to spend with airplanes! I did just have surgery and am... Read More »

Who’s coming to the LadiesLoveTaildraggers Fly-in?

Who’s coming to the LadiesLoveTaildraggers Fly-in?

Heads up to all the ladies coming to our LLT fly-in. Check out your old friends and soon to be new friends registered to attend our KSLR Fly-in. Sorry to say I’m missing a bunch of ladies pictures. If you’ve registered but are not included, please email me a picture!  Remember, rain or s... Read More »

Cindy Renea     (Texas)

Cindy Renea (Texas)

Cindy Renea is based at 3F9, Mineola Airport-Wisener Field, Mineola, Texas. I am based out of 3F9, the oldest privately owned airstrip in Texas! I got my PPL in 1992 and have never looked back. I have flown mostly Cessna’s 152 & 172, and owned a Piper PA24 Comanche for about 13 years. Curr... Read More »

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To: Ladies looking for a taildragger flying job

To: Ladies looking for a taildragger flying job

 Message on the Facebook LadiesLoveTaildraggers Group Tamara Latimer Griffith,‎  Ladies Love Taildraggers “Passing along – anyone with tailwheel experience, looking for that pilot job. There is an opening in Midland Texas with KCSI. 800TT. They use Citabrias.  I’d love to see a lad... Read More »

Hashtag #LLTFlyin

Hashtag #LLTFlyin

Announcing the Social Media Hashtag for the LadiesLoveTaildraggers Texas Flyin! We’re going to be using hashtag #LLTFlyin at Sulphur Springs and encourage you to Tweet the same. How to use hashtags Lesson: Simply put, a #hashtag is a method of organization for social media. The “pound si... Read More »

Jill Manka     (Florida)

Jill Manka (Florida)

Jill Manka is based at KGIF, Winter Haven’s Gilbert Airport, Winter Haven, Florida. Greetings All! My name is Jill Manka. Before 2006, I thought the only use for an airplane was to take me from one meeting to another. Most of my life was spent in airports and on big airliners as a passenger. I... Read More »

Lupita A. Wisener     (Texas)

Lupita A. Wisener (Texas)

Lupita A. Wisener is based at 3F9, Mineola Airport-Wisener Field, Mineola, Texas. I began managing Mineola-Wisener Airport 2 years ago and began learning about aviation and the rich history of the airport which was established on July 4, 1917 by the U.S. Army Signal Corp. I have been offered rides i... Read More »

Ride Sharing to the LadiesLoveTaildraggers TX fly-in

Ride Sharing to the LadiesLoveTaildraggers TX fly-in

 Ladies, I wish I knew of more ride-sharing opportunities to our May 29-31 fly-in but I am happy to report two. Check ‘em out and comment if you’d like to hop a ride. Anyone looking for someone to share rides/expenses, please let us know. Every year at the fly-in we end up with pilots wh... Read More »

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2016 LLT FLY IN SUGGESTION
Just tossing this 2016 fly in location out there. What about East coast, Manteo, NC KMQI. Attendees could fly 6 miles over to First Flight Airfield, park your plane, walk over and tour the Wright Brothers Museum. Plenty of great ocean view hotels in area to use as fly in HDQ and other interesting things to do. Just an idea if you've never been and this is on your BUCKET LIST to land at airport where it all began for us in the USA. Just steer clear of hurricane season wink wink.
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Anne Scheer WrightI think we're confirmed for Poplar Grove IL (C77) for 2016. Good suggestion for a future fly-in, though.12 hours ago   ·  4
Lisa MartinAre there tornadoes there?11 hours ago
Anne Scheer WrightWorse, Lisa: liberal Democrats!9 hours ago   ·  3
Ruthie WellsIndiana usually gets the tornadoes they just skip Illinois9 hours ago
Sherra DavenportSounds great to us.8 hours ago
Kelly Poetzman JeffriesWhat about NC Sept 2015?8 hours ago   ·  1
Julie JetzerI guess I better get on it, right Kelly Poetzman Jeffries? LOL We have our community Fly-in the last weekend of Sept but not sure if we should share or not...what do you ladies think?? I'm also open to the first weekend and third weekend of Sept too. Open to suggestions!! SORRY GUYS...GIRLS ONLY!!! This is a weekend of doing hair, nails and running around in our PJs no fun AT ALL for the MEN... right girls??? Wink, Wink!!!7 hours ago   ·  3
Kathleen Doran HegenbergerI brought this up last year.....also, Jekyll Island but I think there is some trepidation about flying over the mtns for some and its a far piece to go for mid landers. There are also a bunch of MOA's and military air space around there that some folks didn't want to deal with. I think it's a great idea myself, but would encourage it during May or Sept when its not so crowded.7 hours ago   ·  1
Kimberly LynnNorth or South Carolina for LLT would be excellent for a future location! I'm on board & happy to be involved with planning!6 hours ago   ·  1
Julie JetzerKimberly Lynn you just might be my new BF. How's your schedule in Sept?5 hours ago   ·  1
Kimberly LynnGreat! Bc I graduate with my PhD in early August & takin' it easy for a bit!4 hours ago   ·  1
Kaitlin MrozIf you guys still want to fly somewhere in Texas or have a hotel booked you can't get out of there's a fly in at HYI this weekend. Very similar to LLT activities (poker run, safety seminar, etc etc etc) redbirdskyport.com/about-skyport/upcomingevents/bluebonnet-fly-in/4 hours ago

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Anne Scheer WrightYikes! I hope no-one was hurt down there!1 day ago

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Kate KyerI'd commit thievery for one of those! I have to wear a safety vest when I do my walk around at work! I need to figure out how to make one. 😊1 day ago

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Bill TracyThink quick Kelly we are going to head back towards Ohio tomorrow1 day ago
Kelly Poetzman JeffriesBill, you are welcome to come to C77. Plenty of room1 day ago
Kelly Poetzman JeffriesWhere are you, Bill Tracy?1 day ago
Bill Tracy100 miles north of KSLR. McAlester OK1 day ago
Kelly Poetzman JeffriesI just looked at radar. Looks like you aren't going anywhere right now.1 day ago
Kelly Poetzman JeffriesWell, we aren't on your way, but you are welcome anyway.1 day ago
Bill TracyWe are overnighting here. We will see what tomorrow brings1 day ago
Sharon TinklerAny one of you are welcome in Tullahoma, TN KTHA.1 day ago
Sherra DavenportGot room for one airplane in my Hanger M19 if u come this way ur welcome to stay1 day ago   ·  1

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Gayla MaasI don't really like what happened, but like that the pic was posted. Did the tie downs break?1 day ago   ·  1
Matt StewardI haven't heard the full details.1 day ago   ·  1
Scott SewellHope nobody was injured.1 day ago   ·  2
Anne Scheer WrightUgly weather, for sure.1 day ago   ·  1
Jud BrandtHe almost made that work.1 day ago
Jim DensmoreI'm guessing a tornado. Don't know. Expensive unintended airborne fer sure.1 day ago
Greg Daughtrywere those things tied down?1 day ago   ·  1
Lisa MartinOMG. Did it blow the one truck up on the other air tractor? It must have been terrible.1 day ago
Larry RogersOuch!!!!1 day ago
Kristee Quinnoh dear!1 day ago
Amber Phillips:(1 day ago
Meg GodlewskiPlease tell me no one got hurt!1 day ago
Vickie CrostonOuch.1 day ago
Doug FarleyWow....1 day ago
Jeanne MacPhersonOh dear~1 day ago
Tyler ArnoldMy 182 was tied down as we watched a tornado cross the north side of the field in Henderson, tx. The power went out at 84kt winds and thank god the ropes held1 day ago   ·  3
Curtis WrightYes they were tied down24 hours ago   ·  1
Mike FriedrichReminds me of the storm we had in Slaton, TX two years ago, just before our airshow !24 hours ago   ·  1
Ashley GentryWhat happened!?23 hours ago
Curtis WrightStrait line winds and the tops were at 66 thousand23 hours ago
Ashley GentryWowww :(23 hours ago
Meg GodlewskiBut no one got hurt?23 hours ago

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Daryl BortelIs camping under the wing ok? Any showers, etc?1 day ago
Ruthie WellsI will drive up there on my next day off and find out1 day ago
Daryl BortelThanks but I checked their website and it looks like it is just a 4 hour fly-in. I was looking for a couple days or so.1 day ago
Piper MorisenPost Air is just outside of Indianapolis, just a tiny little airport. I don't think there's much there in the way of amenities.1 day ago

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Kaitlin MrozWatch out. They about to get some nasty weather1 day ago   ·  1
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