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Vlad Karpayev: RV-9A builder and so much more

Vlad Karpayev: RV-9A builder and so much more

Pilots are the most resourceful and coolest people I know. Believe it or not, some of them are even men!   (5 minutes published and I’ve already heard I’m “male-bashing”. FYI men, 2 back-to-back posts about men on LadiesLoveTaildraggers.) “Resou... Read More »

“This is why you should get your pilot’s license”, Swayne Martin

“This is why you should get your pilot’s license”, Swayne Martin

Here’s a video by Swayne Martin that totally rocks! This high school senior shows us all “This is why you should get your pilot’s license! A year in the life of a private pilot.” Great music and awesome to the max! Live it! Do it! Fly it! Get out ther... Read More »

2015 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Fly-in!

The countdown’s begun for our next LadiesLoveTaildraggers Fly-in. Follow the links to all the fly-in details and how to get your fly-in tshirt!

Final tshirts

Look out Texas, here we come! The 2015 LLT Fly-in runs Friday, May 29 till Sunday, May 31 at KSLR, Sulphur Springs, TX. Everyone welcome but pre-registration required. Tshirts are pre-sale only and will be mailed to you 2 weeks before the fly-in. 

2015 Texas Fly-in Details & Registration Pre-order your LLT Fly-in tshirt

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
Rhonda Ellisor     (Texas)

Rhonda Ellisor (Texas)

Rhonda Ellisor is based at Sandy Creek, an uncharted grass strip between Huntsville and Conroe, Texas, I am a student pilot that is learning in my very own 1954 Cessna 170. I also have quite a few hours in my instructor/boyfriend’s Cessna 185, L-19 Bird Dog and his beautiful 1960 Beech G18. He... Read More »

Dawn Wavle Rogers     (Kansas)

Dawn Wavle Rogers (Kansas)

Dawn Rogers and her husband are based at their uncharted grass strip south of Wichita, Kansas. I have been flying since 2007. My husband Ross Rogers and I live on our own grass strip south of Wichita (uncharted). We have a Cessna 140 and a 172. Last fall we bought a Stearman. I’m looking forwa... Read More »



Christina Tindle invites all women pilots to the 2015 WOMAN WISE AIRMANSHIP ADVENTURE “Flourishing in Aviation through Wonder” July 16 – 19, 2015 SMILEY CREEK, IDAHO Women pilots don’t shrink to fit. Participants discover personalized Wright Stuff from a refreshing new spirit of av... Read More »


If you’re a woman who would like to join you only need recorded flying time in a tailwheel aircraft. We love student pilots!

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Introducing young girls to flying

Introducing young girls to flying

This post submitted by lady taildragger pilot Lynn Gardner. On March 7th I was pleased to participate in introducing a group of young girls to flying. Held in Ocala, Florida, we had 20 young girls attend a morning event sponsored by the local EAA chapter and coordinated by CarolAnn Garratt. The grou... Read More »

Shannon Perdue     (Texas)

Shannon Perdue (Texas)

Shannon Perdue is based at 50F, Bourland Field Airport, Fort Worth, Texas. I’m a third generation pilot, thanks to dad and grandpa before me! I’ve been around planes my whole life, but didn’t find my passion for it until I was 18. I’ve been hooked ever since! I’m curren... Read More »

Elaine OConnor     (Texas)

Elaine OConnor (Texas)

Elaine OConnor is based at TE86, Heritage Airfield, New Berlin, Texas. Want to pursue learning to fly a boat hull amphib. Started training in an Aventura & loved it but didn’t finish checkout for water & tailwheel endorsements. My Aventura ck out is on hold because I can’t find a... Read More »

Laurie Probst     (Wisconsin)

Laurie Probst (Wisconsin)

Laurie Probst flies out of both KMWC, Lawrence J Timmerman Airport, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and 57C East Troy Municipal Airport, East Troy, Wisconsin. I have my tailwheel endorsement (Maule Scholarship recipient Ninety-Nine in 2006). Wished I owned one, but currently fly my boyfriend’s Taylorcraf... Read More »

What the heck is a LadiesLoveTaildraggers Fly-in?~!!!

What the heck is a LadiesLoveTaildraggers Fly-in?~!!!

Hard to believe but 2015 will be our SIXTH annual LadiesLoveTaildraggers fly-in. Heaven forbid, if you’ve missed our fly-ins in the past, be part of the fun this year and put us on your calendar. The 2015 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Fly-in/Splash-in is at KSLR, Sulphur Springs, Texas, May 29 –... Read More »

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