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

Amber and flight instructor Diana Votaw

Aircraft flown:
Cherokee 180
Piper J3 Cub
L-4
O-1 Bird dog
Cessna 172
Autogyro
Champ
Taylorcraft
Citabria
Cub Crafters Sport Cub
Aviat Husky
Grobe 103

Amber, Diana Votaw & Judy Birchler at KSAR Fly-in

Dream Taildragger: STOL Cub

Thoughts about taildragging: They’re so fun to fly! They make you a better pilot and the community is amazing.