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Karen Croskell: Blackhawk Rotor wash

Karen Croskell: Blackhawk Rotor wash

Very few updates from our pilots provide the kind of real life learning experiences as this one. Thanks, Karen, for telling your story and reminding us of the destructive forces possible with rotor-wash and prop-wash. Glad you’re both OK. Karen Croskell is based at CO15, Kelly Air Park, Elbert, Colorado. Jan 29, 2014 I had just soloed my student (I was a contract CFI for Doss Aviation USAF s... Read More »

The Lucky Lorraine Morris – Checked out in EAA’s B-17, Aluminum Overcast

The Lucky Lorraine Morris – Checked out in EAA’s B-17, Aluminum Overcast

Pilot updates from our ladies don’t get any better than this one from Lorraine Morris. Lorraine is based at C77, Poplar Grove Airport, IL and flies anything and everything. I’d say this falls in the “EVERYTHING” class! I was asked to try out to fly the B-17 owned by EAA, Aluminum Overcast. I just did my tryout last week. Made it, then did the SIC training. I am official, ca... Read More »

Applications now being accepted for the 1st LadiesLoveTaildraggers Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship

Applications now being accepted for the 1st LadiesLoveTaildraggers Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship

Are you a female nose-wheel pilot who would like to earn a tailwheel endorsement? Here’s your chance to win not only a free endorsement with Brian Lansburgh at Sisters Airport in Oregon but paid expenses to get you to Oregon and back home again! Applications are now being accepted for the LadiesLoveTaildraggers Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship.Thanks to the generosity of Brian Lansburgh and... Read More »

Is it time for a kick in the butt?

Is it time for a kick in the butt?

Ladies, if you’re not living your dream of flying, and I mean flying just for the sheer fun of it, then maybe it’s time for an old fashioned kick in the patoot. The butt. Your butt. If you’ve dreamed of flying all your life and you’re still sitting on the sofa, it’s time for a change. If you used to fly but haven’t piloted an aircraft in years, it’s time t... Read More »

CloudStreet “Soaring the American West”

CloudStreet “Soaring the American West”

CloudStreet calls this little video a teaser … and oh what a teaser it is! If you get excited every time you fly, if you think the best seat in the house is whatever you’re flying today, if you love spectacular scenery and appreciate top notch film making, you’re in the right place.Video from CloudStreet and produced by PBS station KNME in Albuquerque, NM. From CloudStreet.org Cl... Read More »

Welcome to our ebay On-Line Auction to benefit the Ladies Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship

Welcome to our ebay On-Line Auction to benefit the Ladies Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship

Welcome to the LadiesLoveTaildraggers Ebay auction benefiting our Ladies Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship. Thank you to the individuals and companies who generously donated these products. Additional items will be part of a Live Auction at our LLT Fly-in at Gaston’s, Arkansas Saturday, May 31. Don’t forget, everyone is welcome to attend but registrtion is required for the LadiesLoveTa... Read More »

Lindsay’s Flying Tattoos!

Lindsay’s Flying Tattoos!

Tattoo: Art for the skin. Permanent makeup. Skin art. No matter what you call them, they’re the ultimate personal expression of individuality. For lady taildragger pilot, Lindsay Petre, they’re a way to add some ink that proclaims her passion – flying!  Whether you think they’re cool or creepy, you can’t help but be in awe of Linday’s “yellow J3 on floats&... Read More »

Patty Wagstaff Webinar “Aerobatics – Getting Started”

Patty Wagstaff Webinar “Aerobatics – Getting Started”

Ladies, mark your calendars for this upcoming EAA webinar presented by Patty Wagstaff. Thank you to the EAA for providing so many great webinars touching all aspects of flying, building, maintaining and operations. THIS will be a good one!   Aerobatics – Getting Started Join us for a Webinar on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM CDT Presenter: Patty Wagstaff, Three time U... Read More »

Announcing the 2014 Ladies Love Taildraggers Fly-in!!

Announcing the 2014 Ladies Love Taildraggers Fly-in!!

2014 Ladies Love Taildraggers Fly-in Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 30 – June 1, 2014 Early Arrivals Thursday, May 29 Gaston’s White River Resort, 3M0, Lakeview, Arkansas 3200′, 6/24 Turf Runway A fly-in destination doesn’t get much better than Gaston’s Resort in the beautiful hill country of north-central Arkansas. Gaston’s is a spectacular resort on a long gras... Read More »

Taildragger, I hate your guts!

Taildragger, I hate your guts!

Taildragger, I hate your guts, I have license, ratings and such, But to make you go straight is driving me nuts. With hours of teaching And the controls in my clutch, It takes a little rudder – no less, A little too much. You see, I learned to fly in a tricycle gear, With one up front and two back here. She was sleek and clean and easy to steer; But this miserable thing with wires and struts, Take... Read More »

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