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 feelin... Read More »
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... 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.
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
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 »
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 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 »
If you’re a woman who would like to join you only need recorded flying time in a tailwheel aircraft. We love student pilots!Register here
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 »
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 »
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 »
With AirVenture quickly approaching, I’d like to remind everyone about our LadiesLoveTaildraggers meet-ups. For our two lunches, I need a rough idea of how many to expect. I’ve heard from several but if your name isn’t listed below, I don’t have you in the count. Please leave... Read More »
One of our LadiesLoveTaildraggers’ scholarship winners, Brittany Reinbolt, is busy in Oregon working on her tailwheel endorsement. Brittany, from Searcy, Arkansas won our 1st place TW Endorsement Scholarship and, if these pictures are any indication, is having a blast training with Brian Lansb... Read More »