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Day One Blasted off at AirVenture!

Day One Blasted off at AirVenture!

Monday, July 25, day one of AirVenture! Officially it’s ‘Opening Day’ but truth is, it’s been cranking for days. Vendors and volunteers have been working across the field getting their own little piece of the puzzle ready for today.That’s normal... Read More »

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 »

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
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 the weather for the last... Read More »

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 »

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Help get Julie to AirVenture!!!

Help get Julie to AirVenture!!!

I just discovered that Julie Vessigault won’t be at OSH because she flat-out can’t afford to get there. Julie’s the special lady that drives cross country to airshows & flyins across America, washing aircraft to pay her way. Julie’s not a pilot but she LOVES taildraggers.... Read More »

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 »

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Christina TindleWomen adventure all over the country and we have flying in common. Very cool.

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Lisa KienholzThank you for posting. Taking my Luscombe to the Idaho back country is my long term goal. Beautiful pics thanks for sharing!

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Judy BirchlerLooking good Laura Bach!

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OSHKOSH:. LLT Luncheon today (TUE) OSH Airport Hilton. See you there Judy Birchler.
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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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Lisa Gipson HaagHeading to Acee Ducee

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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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