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Magee & Peeps Go Flying – the funnest way to meet a LLT Scholarship Winner!

Magee & Peeps Go Flying – the funnest way to meet a LLT Scholarship Winner!

Brittany Reinbolt from Searcy, Arkansas was our 2016 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship winner. Brittany is scheduled to spend a few days at Sister’s Airport, Bend, Oregon in early July with our bud, Brian Lansburgh, and earn her tailwheel endorsement. A HUGE thank you to Brian for donating his time and his C140 so Brittany can receive her endorsement.  Before you check... Read More »

Our Generous Gentlemen

Our Generous Gentlemen

While hosting the LadiesLoveTaildraggers website, and hopefully encouraging more women to fly taildraggers, one of the most delightful and unexpected surprises has been the generosity of the Men Folk. The guys really have been big supporters and fans of our awesome lady taildragger pilots and taildragger pilot wannabes. Don’t get me wrong, the same goes for the ladies, but it’s extra s... Read More »

Funk Aircraft Tshirts Now Available!

Funk Aircraft Tshirts Now Available!

Thanks to your overwhelmingly positive response to our ‘Funk Aircraft’ tshirt design, the t’s have arrived and my screen-printer is printing away! Tshirts are now available for purchase. There are two styles; an Aqua V-neck Ladies Fit and a Turquoise Unisex/Men’s style, pictured below. Click on either photo for redirection on the LLT Store where you’ll find all the de... Read More »

Some Secrets for Scholarship Success

Some Secrets for Scholarship Success

The following article was written by lady taildragger pilot and LLT Scholarship Committee member, Kelly Jeffries. Kelly flies captain for American Airlines and is a proud RV8 owner. Some Secrets for Scholarship Success This unsolicited article is for all of you out there that have either applied for a LLT scholarship and didn’t get one, or, you are thinking of applying. In fact, what I’... Read More »

One great day at Sunny Sun ‘n Fun

One great day at Sunny Sun ‘n Fun

Wow, Wow, Wow – today was a fantastic day at Sun ‘n Fun. Granted, your idea of fun has to be lots of lady taildragger pilots, lots of fantastic taildraggers and warm sunshine!  I won’t bog you down with details, just a few, since it’s late and tomorrow’s Sun ‘n Fun is just hours away. The pictures tell the story way better than me anyway. A totally cool day day ... Read More »

The Wonderful World of Obsession

The Wonderful World of Obsession

This is about the wonderful world of obsession as it relates to one lady taildragger pilot. And mind you, not just any obsession. By definition, obsession is a state in which someone thinks about something constantly or frequently in a way that is not normal. Seriously? A lady taildraggers pilot not normal? Well just maybe. Obsession is a crazy thing but lady taildragger pilots do not obsess about... Read More »

The Winners of the LadiesLoveTaildraggers Scholarships are…..

The Winners of the LadiesLoveTaildraggers Scholarships are…..

I couldn’t be happier to announce this year’s recipients of our LadiesLoveTaildraggers’ Scholarships. We had so many incredible applicants that choosing just two proved to be extremely difficult. Ultimately, these two fine ladies were named the winners! Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship: Brittany Reinbolt from Searcy, Arkansas. Age 31, she has 536+ hours TT and has her Commercial... Read More »

3″ Stickers can Support our 2016 LLT Fly-In!

3″ Stickers can Support our 2016 LLT Fly-In!

Here’s your chance to support the LadiesLoveTaildraggers organization and get some cool stickers in the process! Donate and receive 3″ x 3″ LLT Stickers! They are conversational (to say the least) and a way you can help with the financial overhead of this year’s LadiesLoveTaildraggers fly-in. There has never been a fee to attend a LLT fly-in and we are not starting now! All proceeds fr... Read More »

Pilot update from Christine S Mortine

Pilot update from Christine S Mortine

Pilot updates are a great way to stay in touch while freshening up the information you originally submitted to LadiesLoveTaildraggers. Feel free to search your name and review what’s on-line within LadiesLoveTaildraggers. If anything’s changed – you’re flying a new bird, have a new rating, or just having a blast flying – send it in! Thank you to lady taildragger pilot... Read More »

Flying the Super Decathlon

Flying the Super Decathlon

Flying the Super Decathlon by Elisa Bretterebner (Elisa Bretterebner is from Trautenfels, Austria, and is based at LOXA, Aigen im Ennstal, Austria) The story of me and flying another gorgeous taildragger – a Super Decathlon.. hmmm.. yes, I was lucky enough to win a UPRT scholarship at Spins & More, an Austrian flight school specialized on Upset Recovery Training and aerobatics. Besides t... Read More »

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