Pat Ohlsson (Florida)

Pat Ohlsson is based at 7FL6, Spruce Creek Airport, Dayton, Florida.

Pat &  N30937, her newly purchased 1940 J-3 Cub

I started flying in 1974 at Islip Airport, Long Island, New York. Since that time I have had a great time flying and over the years earned Commercial SEL, SES, (Instrument) MEL, (Instrument) Glider, Instructors license and ground instructor. Also ground school for DC8 flight engineer. Passed with a 98%, higher than a friend of mine who worked for Pan American World Airlines for years, and always a personal joke between us, getting a score 11 more than him.

December 28, 2011

I am a Life Member of the 99s International Organization of Women Pilots since 1976 and was awarded the Amelia Earhart Scholarship for my Multi Engine rating in 1983.

Lynn O’Donnell signing my log book. Lynn was loads of fun to fly with and in that short time we had many a laugh.

Recently purchased a 1940 J-3 Cub and my friend Lynn O’Donnell signed me off on my tailwheel endorsement in N30937. Lynn taught in J-3’s at Williamsport, Pa where the Cubs were manufactured and recently retired from United Airlines as a 767 Captain.

Pat and Lynn O’Donnell celebrating her solo in N30937, J-3 Cub

I’ve owned a 1976 Grumman Tiger, N74359, since February 9,1979 (only owned by a woman).

Now my Tiger has a Cub!

Currently I am in real estate sales at the Premier Residential Airpark, Spruce Creek Fly-In, Daytona Beach, Florida (east coast of Florida) with Spruce Creek Fly-In Realty. Would love to share information about where we are or just take a look at http://www.fly-in.com/ for the fun of it. Where can you sit or show property as airplanes taxi by your window as you work.

December 28, 2011

I would love to share experiences with other Lady Taildragger Pilots. We are so fortunate to be able to fly.

Pat & Skybolt

The very best to all.

Pat Ohlsson

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Comments

  1. Lynn Gardner says:

    Welcome Pat, you should come over to 7FL7 some time for a visit. Lynn and Kathy came over back in the spring.

  2. Lisa Martin says:

    Your “tiger has a cub”, how cute!