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Karen Luckraft      (Australia)

Karen Luckraft (Australia)

Karen Luckraft is based at New South Wales Airport, YWTO,  Wentworth, New South Wales, Australia. My son Peter and I decided that the Taildragger would be of great benefit flying between our properties for stock spotting. I originally learned to fly in a Jabiru then had to b... Read More »

Monica Wyer     (UK)

Monica Wyer (UK)

Monica Wyer is based at EGLD, Denham Aerodrome, Buckinghamshire, England. Helicopter pilot (R44, 600hrs+) took up fixed wing flying on 2009. First plane was an RV6 (loved!) but not aerobatic enough. Current aircraft is a 2010 Christen Eagle II (G-KLAW) and I LOVE it. An abso... 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
Kayleigh’s Stick & Rudder Master Class on Vimeo

Kayleigh’s Stick & Rudder Master Class on Vimeo

Is it possible to stuff any more into a stick & rudder master class?! Watch the video and decide! Scholarship winner Kayleigh Bordner flew back home to Indiana with just two days to spare before her Fall 2016 classes resumed at Indiana State University. Lucky for Kayleigh, she was able to spend ... Read More »

Blakesburg & Triple Tree! Who’s going?!!

Blakesburg & Triple Tree! Who’s going?!!

Two great grass strip fly-ins are about to happen and I’m planning on hitting them both this year! the 2016 AAA/APM Invitational Fly-in, IA27, Antique Airfield, Blakesburg, Iowa (August 31 – Sept 5) the Triple Tree Fly-in, SC00 Triple, Tree Airport, South Carolina (Sept 7 – Sept 11... Read More »

Rachel Conklin     (New York)

Rachel Conklin (New York)

Rachel Conklin is based at 06N Randall Airport, Middletown, New York. Pilot Update/August 2016 “Congratulations Rachel on your “sweet” purchase!” I recently became partial owner to a wonderful little Aeronca Champ. She’s a sweet little yellow thing and I can’t wai... Read More »

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An Adventure In Flying

An Adventure In Flying

Man-oh-man, I always hear how hard LadiesLoveTaildraggers’ scholarship winners work while they’re at Tailwheel Town, Sisters Airport, Oregon. They leave home a little nervous about getting their tailwheel endorsement or improving their skills in a stick & rudder master class, and the... Read More »

Emma Baker    (North Carolina)

Emma Baker (North Carolina)

Emma Baker is based at North Carolina KUZA, Rock Hill (York Co) Airport-Bryant Field, Rock Hill, South Carolina. I’m a student pilot, learning in a Luscombe 8A! I am a 4th generation taildragger pilot. My great grandfather barnstormed in a Jenny in the 1920s, and my great grandmother was one o... Read More »

Recruiting Lady Taildragger Pilots!!

Recruiting Lady Taildragger Pilots!!

Breathtaking, exciting and adventurous all describe it. This fast moving & oh-so-fun video from Kim Huntington is one I guarantee will get you as excited about flying the backcountry as it did me! Yes, you can have this much fun in a Champ! Kim is flying her 1946 Aeronca L16B replica “Jimm... Read More »

The Sport Air Racing League —- and me!

The Sport Air Racing League —- and me!

I owe a big thank you to Sharon Tinker for letting me know the Indy Air Race, a sanctioned event of the Sport Air Racing League, would be racing in Indianapolis today. That was five days ago. I’ve been hearing about the Sport Air Racing League for a long time and I’ve even sat on the gro... Read More »

Summertime 2016 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Video!

Summertime 2016 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Video!

The number of lady taildragger pilots appears to be growing and so does the fun they’re having. If you’re a tailwheel pilot that’s getting a little rusty, or someone that’s thinking about getting a tailwheel endorsement, this video should send you scrambling for the nearest a... Read More »

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The second of two VERY fun training sessions this week. Continuing education rocks! ... See MoreSee Less

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Leanne PowersMy first session was Monday at KCCB, in this:

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Amber PhillipsI'm working on that too! Loving it!

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Scott SewellWow a Great Lakes. Sure that was fun. Nothing else like aerobatics in an open biplane.

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Barbe PoageAwesome! Try a 1/2 Cuban! Holding inverted....

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Lucy van SickleYou are one brave woman!!

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Natasha QuinnLove CP aviation! Did my tailwheel endorsement there and had a blast! 😀

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Toby EvansI hope it don't get rained out like last year !

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Jeannie Batto://facebMadison Municipal Airport KIMS

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Madison Airshow

September 24, 2016, 11:00am

Madison Municipal Airport KIMS

Gates Open at 11am. Air Show Starts at 2pm Admission is FREE. Monetary donations appreciated. Concessions by Madison Fire Department and Kona Ice. Discounted Fuel for Pilots all day. For more information, go to www.MadisonMunicipalAirport.com

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Helping daddy work on the Super Cub ... See MoreSee Less

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Cathryn CurtisWhat a doll. : ) Daddy's doing it right. Start her off early!

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Brian LansburghThis is SO important. Good for you!!!

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Donna MillerYay you, Dad!👍🏻

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Judy McCarthyOMGosh so adorable!!

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Gayla MaasGood for you, and her!!

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Hawker Hurricane Female Pilot - Awesome Girl stolen from another group ... See MoreSee Less

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Cathryn Curtis"stolen from a mother group". ?? A mother group? Was that intentional, or was the dreaded auto-correct at work again? HaHaHa!!

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Arthur BurnettWhat group?

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Ruthie WellsNot a clue

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Lisa MartinI like the red lightening bolt! Haven't seen that before.

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Is next years LLT Flyin picked yet? ... See MoreSee Less

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Dennis ForsterThey should pick the International Peace Gardens Airport in North Dakota... Good camping and can be used by both US and Canadians without passing through Immigration or needing special Border Crossing procedures. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Peace_Garden_Airport

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Judy BirchlerC77 Poplar Grove, Illinois.

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Gayla MaasThat one is 5 hours and 1 fuel stop from me. I look forward to it! Do we have dates yet?

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Jill Wood TallmanFantastic airport.

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Ruthie WellsI should have a ultralight up and going by than

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Tina ThomasLooking forward to having a great LLT 2017 at C77..we'll have a blast!

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My very first tailwheel solo, and in my Dad's 180hp Super Cub at that! ... See MoreSee Less

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Greg MarkwardtAwesome

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Kristi McDonnellWhoo hoo! You go girl 👏👏👏 poor Dad is right. I hope he has plans for another airplane, his just got taken over! 😋😋😋

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Gwen WhiteAwesome!!!! Congrats. Reminds me of mine.

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Marissa Guilfordawesome girl!!!!!!!!!

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Piper AlaskaWoooohooooo!!!!!

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Darren LuckeNice job!

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John Pachlwell done!

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Dennis ForsterBEAUTIFUL Lisa; the first of many more to come! <3 :D

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Irving SchwatinbacherGood job and congrats!

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Mark Roselove a p-18

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Jodie ConnellyThat Was just beautiful!!! 👍

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Shari WilliamsAwesome!!

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Bob Pineoperfect

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Mary LatimerWay cool congratulations

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Tracy Spear FreemanSo... Great!!!!

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Nelson DeeI'll give you three points on that landing

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Rachel Conklinawesome!

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Gary Bakewell

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Ginny StrombergLove that philbury dough boy giggle at the end! Congrats!!

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Karen LuckraftWell done. It's an awesome experience isn't it..from an Australian lady Taildragger..

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Judy McCarthy

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