‘Central’ Gals

Kathy Quinlan    (Texas)

Kathy Quinlan (Texas)

Kathy Quinlan is based at KBMQ, Burnet Municipal Airport-Kate Craddock Field, Burnet, Texas. I’m 66, working on my private at KHYI, San Marcos Regional Airport, Austin, TX. When weather improves I will do my dual xcountry. I’ve done a few soft field landings on grass strips and love it!!! Ratings: Student pilot working on ASEL PPL Aircraft flown: C150, C162, C172 Dream Taildragger: To ... Read More »

Emmy Dillon     (Kansas)

Emmy Dillon (Kansas)

Emmy Dillon is based at KOJC, Johnson County Executive Airport, Olathe, Kansas. I’m an Aviation Systems & Human Factors engineer for Garmin International. I’m a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aerobautical University – Daytona Beach and am currently completing my Master’s Degree through ERAU. I’ve been flying since I was 16 years old and plan to never stop! I’m currently working on my tailwheel... Read More »

Cassandra (Cassie) Peterson     (Illinois)

Cassandra (Cassie) Peterson (Illinois)

Cassandra (Cassie) Peterson is based at C77 Poplar Grove Airport and 3CK Lake in the Hills Airport, Chicago, Illinois. Hi, everyone! I had a great time meeting many of you at the (LLT) fly-in at C77 in September. Even though I drove in this time, I finished my tailwheel endorsement in October, so maybe next time I’ll be able to fly in. I earned all my ratings back in the early ‘90s with plans to f... Read More »

Kathryn Brenner     (Illinois)

Kathryn Brenner (Illinois)

Kathryn Brenner is based at 88C, Palmyra Municipal Airport, Palmyra, Wisconsin. I’ve wanted to fly since I was three. I recently earned my sport license and I’m going into maintenance. Ratings: Sport Pilot with taildragger Aircraft flown: Sky Arrow CTLS Champion Taylorcraft Dream Taildragger: Cub Thoughts on taildragging: Taildraggers are more “real.” All I have for navigation is a compass and I l... Read More »

Andrea McGilvray     (Texas)

Andrea McGilvray (Texas)

Andrea McGilvray is based at private grass strip about 10 minutes north (Medina TX) from TE90, Flying L Airport, Bandera, Texas. I love to fly! It started with a 2 seat Beaver ultralight in Canada. There you needed a minimum of 5 hrs. and I soloed at 4.5 hrs. I got my private license in 1987 in a Cessna 172. After I got my ultralight lisc, I dated my flight instructor and got to fly all kinds of a... Read More »

Amber Aanstad     (Illinois)

Amber Aanstad (Illinois)

Amber Aanstad is based at H49 Sackman Field Airport, Columbia, Illinois. I started flying when I was three and I was around aviation before that. I’m 15 years old and have 69 hours of flight instruction so far. I fly a 1941 J3 Cub with my dad and flight instructor (Diana Votaw). Ratings: Student Pilot Aircraft flown: Cherokee 180 Piper J3 Cub L-4 O-1 Bird dog Cessna 172 Autogyro Champ Taylor... Read More »

Katie Bosman Krotje     (Tennessee)

Katie Bosman Krotje (Tennessee)

Katie Bosman Krotje is based at KSYI, Bomar Field-Shelbyville Municipal Airport, Shelbyville, Tennessee. I met many of you at C77 last weekend after my friend Liv Meuer invited me to fly to LLT with her in her Rans S-20. Wow, what a bunch of cool people! I fly and work on Jabiru Light-Sport aircraft for work (and fun). Since 2010 I’ve been building (or rebuilding, depending on how you look a... Read More »

Stacy Kolls     (Illinois)

Stacy Kolls (Illinois)

Stacy Kolls is based at C77, Poplar Grove Airport, Poplar Grove, Illinois. I had successfully obtained my 3rd class medical on special issuance. I am Type 1 diabetic long term (40 years). I’m involved with my local EAA Warbirds Squadron, volunteer at air shows and events locally. Had my taildragger intro flight in an L-4 (military version of the J-3 Cub). I am very passionate about historica... Read More »

Tanja Moore     (Texas)

Tanja Moore (Texas)

Tanja Moore is based at KCXO, Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport, Houston, Texas. I loved airplanes and airports as a kid. Why it did not occur to me to become a pilot and pursue that as a career when I was young…I’ll never know. Career wise, I became a paramedic which led to nursing school. As an RN, I have worked in the the emergency department and as a flight nurse (rotor wing). ... Read More »

Erin Seidemann     (Louisiana)

Erin Seidemann (Louisiana)

Erin Seidemann is based at KNEW, Lakefront Airport, New Orleans, Louisiana. I work in finance to support my flying and airplane ownership habits. I’m the XO of the Big Easy Wing Commemorative Air Force in New Orleans and sponsor the PT-19 in the Houston wing. I also wrote a memoir about my aviation experiences called “Postcards from the Sky: Adventures of an Aviatrix“, available ... Read More »

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