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Stephanie Stephenson’s new bird AND new digs

Stephanie Stephenson’s new bird AND new digs

Thank you to Stephanie Stephenson for sending an update. We love to get pretty new pictures of planes, people and more! Stephanie tells me she not only has relocated to an airport community, Kelly Airpark, CO15, Elbert, Colorado, she’s also the proud parent of a beautiful J-3 Cub too. With AirVenture 2014 upon us, you may remember Stephanie was one of two ladies we featured at last year̵... Read More »

Hey lady taildragger pilots!

Hey lady taildragger pilots!

Hey all you lady taildragger pilots, what and where are you flying this summer? It’s time we heard from you. If you’re like me and want to encourage other ladies to fly, and fly a taildragger, the best way to do it is through pictures and stories. Just seeing other women having fun flying taildraggers is a great way to promote what we love. Please send your pictures and stories to lady... Read More »

Rudder Cable Incident, Rans S-7

Rudder Cable Incident, Rans S-7

If you’re on Facebook, you may already know about my incident while attempting to depart my airport yesterday evening. I want to thank all my Facebook friends for your comments, especially your suggestions and recommendations. It’s pretty amazing that I can have a problem, post pictures on Facebook and have real time, immediate, knowledgeable and useful information just that fast. You ... Read More »

Join us at AirVenture!

Join us at AirVenture!

I am so excited I’m counting down the days till AirVenture! An army of volunteers are arriving at OSH and are already working hard, preparing for the onslaught of aviators soon to arrive. Half a million people, including LOTS of lady taildragger pilots, are about to converge on a small town in Wisconsin and rattle the skies for days on end. Geez, can it get any better than that?! Oh yes it c... Read More »

LadiesLoveTaildraggers SOS · · · – – – · · ·

LadiesLoveTaildraggers SOS · · · – – – · · ·

· · · – – – · · · HELP! Yes, seriously! I would like to find a few people willing to take on some pretty big tasks to help LadiesLoveTaildraggers continue to thrive and grow. They are very specific in nature and entail a lot of detail & follow through, but I’m guessing someone will come to my rescue. If you’re interested, please read on. First, I should give you a little LLT backgr... Read More »

Diana LeSueur is our 2nd Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship Winner

Diana LeSueur is our 2nd Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship Winner

Diana LeSueur from Arizona is our second Tailwheel Endorsement scholarship winner. Here is a portion from Diana’s application, answering the question “What made you want to learn to fly?” Twelve years ago, I was selected to develop an aviation themed program to introduce 5th grade students to S.T.E.M. After a lot of research, I custom designed a classroom that we call the Flight ... Read More »

What made you want to learn to fly?

What made you want to learn to fly?

What made you want to learn to fly? That was the first question we asked Elizabeth Heizler, and each of the ladies who applied for our “Ladies Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship”. We are sharing Elizabeth’s response to that question and think you’ll agree from her answer, she is a winner. Elizabeth won 1st place, one of two ladies who will receive tailwheel training from Bri... Read More »

LLT Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship Winners

LLT Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship Winners

The LadiesLoveTaildraggers Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship committee is excited to announce our winners! A panel of five LLT members including Katie Mullins, Val Thal-Slocum, Kelly Jeffries, Donna Guerin and Lynn Gardner were the team with the very difficult task of reviewing each of the applications and determining the winners. We received 40 entries, each with a unique story, all deserving of ... Read More »

Coming Back

Coming Back

I’ve recently watched an amazing transformation happen to one of our lady taildragger pilots. Anne Wright, the original “Nervous Nellie” when it came to flying the Supercub she’s owned for over 10 years was afraid to fly. She has flown very rarely the last couple of years and always with much anxiety. But the good news is, things have changed and Anne is back in the pilot&#... Read More »

2014 LLTD Gaston’s Fly In Video

2014 LLTD Gaston’s Fly In Video

Here’s some FANTASTIC video footage from our LLT Gaston’s Fly-in! Dennis Long flew his Aeroprakt A20 to our fly-in, with a video camera mounted on the wing, and captured some amazing shots from the weekend. If you couldn’t make the flyin, no worries. You’re about to feel like you were there, buzzing the runway, in and out of the low morning fog, flying the river, and the Sa... Read More »

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