‘Central’ Gals

Elizabeth Robertson     (Texas)

Elizabeth Robertson (Texas)

Elizabeth Robertson is based at KMFE, McAllen Miller International Airport, McAllen, Texas. I’m from south Texas approximately 20 mins from the Mexico border. Obtained my private in March 2016, currently working towards my instrument and commercial. Overall goal is to be able to teach at a University. Private, IGI (Instrument Ground Instructor), AGI (Advanced Ground Instructor) Aircraft Flow... Read More »

Maria Perkins     (Texas)

Maria Perkins (Texas)

Maria Perkins is a student pilot based at 74TX, Fort Clark Springs Airport, Brackettville, Texas. I have been flying with my husband since we got married in 2009. We bought our Cessna 170B while we lived in Alaska, and I have been working towards my PPL since that time too. Between military assignments, deployments and having 2 children I have become a life long student pilot…until this year... Read More »

Tierra Bickford     (Wisconsin)

Tierra Bickford (Wisconsin)

Tierra Bickford is a Private, Commercial, Instrument and Multi-engine rated pilot based at KMKE, General Mitchell International Airport, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. My father owns a C180 and got me addicted! He and I fly all over the country and up to Alaska in the summers. He’s a very good pilot and we enjoy flying together any chance we can. I fly E120’s out of MKE, but back country and ge... Read More »

Jane Hartsock     (Iowa)

Jane Hartsock (Iowa)

Good things can happen when one lady taildragger pilot meets another. Tina Thomas from Poplar Grove Airport is a fantastic ambassador for taildraggin’, spreading the word about LadiesLoveTaildraggers every chance she gets. Thank you Tina, keep on keeping on!! 🙂 Welcome to new member Jane Hartsock who is based at KPOH, Pocahontas Municipal Airport, Pocahontas, Iowa. Jane Hartsock emailed me l... Read More »

Jessica Vysoky      (Illinois)

Jessica Vysoky (Illinois)

Jessica Vysoky is based at KCPS, St Louis Downtown Airport, Cahokia/St Louis.  Jessica is a student pilot who would like to earn her tailwheel endorsement. I am a former flight attendant turned airplane junkie. I plan to fly for the airlines eventually but want to make awesome memories along the way! I would love to have a tailwheel endorsement and seaplane rating at some point. I want to fly to b... Read More »

Dorinda Morpeth     (Georgia)

Dorinda Morpeth (Georgia)

Dorinda Morpeth is based at KCSG, Columbus Airport, Columbus, Georgia. Started learning about airplanes as a teenager in the Civil Air Patrol in the Wash DC area. Got my private pilot licence at 40, and continued training thru CFI. Bought a 1961 Piper Colt that was a local airplane and flew it for many years. I had a long break from flying while the Colt was undergoing a total restoration, and dec... Read More »

Holly Roe     (Alabama)

Holly Roe (Alabama)

Holly Roe is based at KBHM, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Birmingham, Alabama. I’m a retired ATC, now living the dream as a contract corporate pilot! Aircraft flown: Citabria, Luscombe, C177, C182, CE500 series, CE525, BE60/200/350/400 Dream taildragger: Beech Staggerwing Why do you love taildraggers?  They take you back to your roots as a pilot and keep you honest! Ratings... Read More »

Cayla McLeod     (Georgia)

Cayla McLeod (Georgia)

Cayla McLeod is based at GA2, Peach State Airport, Williamson, Georgia. I’m 17 and I have been flying since June! I joined the Candler Field Museum Youth Aviation Program almost 2 years ago and I started working on vintage aircraft to accumulate free flight time! I have around 30 flight hours (mainly in the Champ that my youth program restored) but I have been so lucky to fly many types of a... Read More »

Mary Packard Tveitbakk     (Minnesota)

Mary Packard Tveitbakk (Minnesota)

Mary Packard Tveitbakk is based at KSGS, South St Paul Municipal Airport-Richard E Fleming Field, South St Paul, Minnesota. I began flying at the age of 19. After a fatal accident involving a fellow female pilot, instructor, and friend, I took a break. Now, at the age of 39, I am back with my old instructor and am working on my A&P, sport pilot, and instructor tickets. I am also currently rest... Read More »

Cookie Neumann     (Illinois)

Cookie Neumann (Illinois)

Cookie Neumann is based at KSLO, Salem-Leckrone Airport, Salem, Illinois. I learned to fly when I turned 40. At the time, I attributed the strong desire to learn to fly with possibly being in the throws of a “midlife crisis”, but in retrospect I see it had actually been something I needed to go through to grow up and to learn more about who I was. I had always wanted to fly, but it was... Read More »

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