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Kayleigh’s Stick & Rudder Master Class on Vimeo

Kayleigh’s Stick & Rudder Master Class on Vimeo

Is it possible to stuff any more into a stick & rudder master class?! Watch the video and decide! Scholarship winner Kayleigh Bordner flew back home to Indiana with just two days to spare before her Fall 2016 classes resumed at Indiana State University. Lucky for Kayleigh, she was able to spend a few jam packed days last week with Brian Lansburgh taking a stick & rudder master class. It... Read More »

Blakesburg & Triple Tree! Who’s going?!!

Blakesburg & Triple Tree! Who’s going?!!

Two great grass strip fly-ins are about to happen and I’m planning on hitting them both this year! the 2016 AAA/APM Invitational Fly-in, IA27, Antique Airfield, Blakesburg, Iowa (August 31 – Sept 5) the Triple Tree Fly-in, SC00 Triple, Tree Airport, South Carolina (Sept 7 – Sept 11) First up Labor Day weekend is Blakesburg, Iowa, home of the Antique Airplane Association whose mot... Read More »

An Adventure In Flying

An Adventure In Flying

Man-oh-man, I always hear how hard LadiesLoveTaildraggers’ scholarship winners work while they’re at Tailwheel Town, Sisters Airport, Oregon. They leave home a little nervous about getting their tailwheel endorsement or improving their skills in a stick & rudder master class, and they come home confident, polished pilots. I don’t know if you’ve noticed but they always l... Read More »

Recruiting Lady Taildragger Pilots!!

Recruiting Lady Taildragger Pilots!!

Breathtaking, exciting and adventurous all describe it. This fast moving & oh-so-fun video from Kim Huntington is one I guarantee will get you as excited about flying the backcountry as it did me! Yes, you can have this much fun in a Champ! Kim is flying her 1946 Aeronca L16B replica “Jimmy” with a video camera mounted inside — and getting some spectacular footage. Thank you ... Read More »

The Sport Air Racing League —- and me!

The Sport Air Racing League —- and me!

I owe a big thank you to Sharon Tinker for letting me know the Indy Air Race, a sanctioned event of the Sport Air Racing League, would be racing in Indianapolis today. That was five days ago. I’ve been hearing about the Sport Air Racing League for a long time and I’ve even sat on the ground at multiple locations watching some slick, high performance birds streak by overhead. I knew mos... Read More »

Summertime 2016 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Video!

Summertime 2016 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Video!

The number of lady taildragger pilots appears to be growing and so does the fun they’re having. If you’re a tailwheel pilot that’s getting a little rusty, or someone that’s thinking about getting a tailwheel endorsement, this video should send you scrambling for the nearest airport! Thank you to all the lady taildragger pilots who submitted photos for this video. Fantastic!... Read More »

The River Raffle Aviation Quilt Winner is …..

The River Raffle Aviation Quilt Winner is …..

Announcing the winner of our LadiesLoveTaildraggers Aviation Quilt Raffle At 6:05 today, RaffleRiver.com automatically selected our Grand prize winner. There were 109 raffle tickets sold and all were included in the drawing. Our Grand Prize Winner is Marie Beaver from Spring, Texas!! Thank you to everyone who donated! And a huge thank you to Kelly Jeffries for commissioning this awesome quilt and ... Read More »

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 back to the usual OSH, a mid-sized, upper mid-west town that’s not all that exciting. But today, tomorrow, and Sunday, thi... 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 »

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 most Spartan Executives together in one place, including the factory where they were made. This is the... Read More »

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