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The ladies agree, it was a Fun Friday at AirVenture!!

The ladies agree, it was a Fun Friday at AirVenture!!

I’ve been sucked into so much fun at AirVenture I just want to stay and hang out forever. I know that’s not gonna happen. I know come Monday scads of volunteers will be working their butts off packing up and cleaning up. AirVenture will quickly be transformed bac... Read More »

Oh What A Day! —- Thursday at AirVenture

Oh What A Day! —- Thursday at AirVenture

Lucky for us, Ray Johnson once again invited LadiesLoveTaildraggers to participate in his Thursday “Vintage In Review” program. Jan Johnson (C195) and Sierra Lund (C140) were the featured pilots and were spectacular!   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.

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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!

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Wednesday AirVenture 2016

Wednesday AirVenture 2016

It’s all good at OSH today, Wednesday, early enough in the week I’m still winding up! Two high-impact, incredible aircraft of note this week are the Mars Martin water bomber and the Spartan Executive. There are EIGHT Spartans parked in a beautiful, single line in Vintage. Eight is the mo... Read More »

Tuesday: Feeling the Love at AirVenture!

Tuesday: Feeling the Love at AirVenture!

Tuesday at AirVenture was a happy, hot-as-hades, sun-shining day! Today was our first LadiesLoveTaildraggers get-together of the week and lady taildragger pilots and guests showed up in record numbers. We met for lunch on the north side of the North Forty, the Hilton Garden Inn, many of us meeting f... Read More »

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. What’s not so nor... Read More »

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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 »

A Sunny Cubbin’ Kind of Day!

A Sunny Cubbin’ Kind of Day!

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 »

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 »

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Ohio RAF/OBP fly-in

August 19, 2016, 4:00pm

40-35.705N/82-25.640W. Butler, Ohio

Join in for a fun week end of flying & Camping at Swank Field located at the north edge of Butler Ohio 40-35.705N/82-25.640W

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Bert G Garrison Jr.Safe travels Judy!

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Terri AndLarry ColeHopefully we will see you next time! So much to see and do and not enough time in the day! Safe trip home.

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Jonathan AmundsenAnd See didn't even wave when she taxied by

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Dan WilkinsI am betting Judy arrives in a 180 next year. Any takers?

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Gayla MaasLooking good, Judy! Be safe going home.

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Sherra DavenportPlease fly safe and return home happy!!!!!

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Judy JohnsonFly safe and have fun, Judy!

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Donna MillerTailwinds Judy!!

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Amber SmithWhat a lady!

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Arthur BurnettI have got to make that trip someday.

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Arthur BurnettI have litterly wanted to for 50 years.

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Alex Meliajust a couple of airplanes flying around

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Elizabeth AmundsenWoke up to p51s and a dc3 outside of my tent doing run ups. It's a beautiful day!

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Anne Scheer WrightSeaplane Base!

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Come by and say hello to Peg Ballou at the FAASTeam presentation at Oshkosh on Saturday, 1000 am. The topic is Making Airspace Visible, and Brownies Disappear. Join me at the FAA building for this seminar! ... See MoreSee Less

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Rachel WaiteWish I could!

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Future Taildragger Pilot! My granddaughter Dani's first trip to OSH and she is loving it! ... See MoreSee Less

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Sherry J. Hensleyoh, with cub wheels...

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Mark Rosep-17 super cub, lucky lady.

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Katie Gault CpstToo cute. I always wanted a little pedal plane

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Andrea ParkerI need this! (So do my boys, but we all know I'll get just as much enjoyment out of it as I watch them) Who made it?

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Michael Douglas SmithI'm a not fat pilot. Have a silver beard. What's he got that I ain't got? Geez.

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Desiree KocisHarrison Ford is my biggest pilot hero. That is awesome!!!

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Jodie ConnellyGreat photo of you, Diana! Thanks for sharing 👍👍👍

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Judy BirchlerOh too cool. I'm not surprised😊😊

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Gayla MaasI'm almost jealous here. Great pics!

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Jan Phillips HopeWonderful!

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Jessica Eve LoOooooo glasses off!

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Deni WhitsittHe is awsome! I love how he uses his aviation skills!!! Fly on Harrison!!!!

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Sherra DavenportThis is just not fair, you and Judy both, come on!!!!!!LOL. So proud you got to do this but I am oh so jealous..

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Sherry J. HensleyLOVE HIM !

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Amber PhillipsBetween him and Aaron Tippin... both favs of famous world!

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Susan StewartTotally jealous... I left too early!

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Valerie Thal-SlocumNext year, I am giving him a ride in my taildragger!!

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Sherry J. HensleyWonder if he would like a ride in the cub....

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Judy JohnsonToo cool, so happy for you guys! I have GOT to find my way there next year. 😎

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Marie LeBlanc BeaverLucky you!

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Ray JohnsonAbsolutely EXCELLENT !!

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Diana Bosley LeSueurSeriously! Where were you?

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Wendy Wabs MillsDamn!!! What a hottie

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Kristee Quinnhe's changed his earring

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Titus DueckBadass.

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Titus DueckHe's looking pretty fly as well

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Julie HartlaubYou look very calm!

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Katie Gault CpstI never recognize any famous people when I see them. ... wouldn't have recognized him here either! Pretty cool though.

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Kathleen Doran HegenbergerJohn McKenna (RAF prez) ran into him in the backcountry. I have always wanted to meet him.....very cool Judy

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Mike LambertDon't smile ;)

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Susan StewartAwesome Judy!

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John Theuncle Graham... and that's all the smile you can muster???

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Shari WilliamsTell him hi! ;-)

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Terri AndLarry ColeLove it!

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Karen Ciciora EwartYou go girl!

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David WendeGreat pic Judy!

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Rex Coxgreat pictures...

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Ruthie WellsHe looks good

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Stacy SchrefflerJealous! I'm at work and you're all meeting celebrities at the greatest show on earth😒

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Bev MautnerSo that's why you flew to osh!

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Vicki ColesLooking a little Jerimiah Johnson, Harrison!

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Debbie BakerYou are a magnet for fantastic people and airplanes. Awesome

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Ruthie WellsMom said no fair

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Justin LoHow did it do in the Kessel Run? ;)

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