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Cessna 180

A Smile a Mile Wide

A Smile a Mile Wide

I frequently receive interesting and enjoyable emails from people but this recent one from Dee Ann Ediger was extra special. Dee Ann attended our LLT flyin at Gaston’s and sent this one I just have to share. I think you’ll love it as much as I do. On Saturday afternoon at the Gaston’s flyin, a young lad with his grandparents visited the airport in order to see the airplanes. When you a... Read More »

Susan Dusenbury     (North Carolina)

Susan Dusenbury (North Carolina)

Susan Dusenbury is based at her own strip, 13NR, Dusenbury Field Airport, Walnut Cove, North Carolina. I currently fly my Cessna 180 and Taylor J-2 “Cub” out of my private airstrip located here on my farm in North Carolina. I began flying at the age of 15 and have always flown taildraggers. My main interest in aviation is in vintage aviation. I also own a Culver “Cadet” and... Read More »

Carolina L. Anderson     (Florida)

Carolina L. Anderson (Florida)

Carolina Anderson is based in Daytona, Florida. Currently my husband and I own ( and fly)  a Pitts S1T, a Cubcrafters Cub S-2, a Cessna 180, an Aircam and a Piper Pawnee tow-plane. I have several hundred hours giving instruction in tailwheel and aerobatic airplanes, such ad Champs, J-3 Cubs, Extra, Decathlon, Pitts and Super Cubs. We own a small company that provides glider tows and glider instruc... Read More »

Roni MacPherson   (California)

Roni MacPherson (California)

Roni MacPherson is based at (KSEE) Gillespie Field Airport, San Diego/El Cajon, California and flies a Piper PA-16 Clipper. Roni with her 1949 Piper Clipper I have a 1927 Travel Air 4000, 1929 Travel Air 4000, 1947 Luscombe 8A/F, 1949 Piper PA-16 Clipper, 1954 Cessna 180. - The Clipper is totally mine and I share the others with my husband who I met in 1979 when he gave my boyfriend and I a ride i... Read More »

Coby Sena’s flight to Copalis State Beach Airport, Washington

Coby Sena’s flight to Copalis State Beach Airport, Washington

Here’s an adventure flight we should all figure out a way to make happen! Thank you to Coby Sena for sending in her pictures and describing her wonderful flight up the coast from San Jose, California to Washington state. And who knew Washington has a beach runway – that’s legal? This past summer I flew my husband and two friends to the Seattle area to visit some other friends. We... Read More »

Kerry Conner     (New Zealand)

Kerry Conner (New Zealand)

Kerry Conner is based at NZMS, Masterton/Hood Airport, Masterton, New Zealand. Hello, I am from New Zealand and own a flight training organisation specialising in taildragger training. The only aircraft I have for training ab-initio through to CPL are taildraggers. Available on-line we have a Piper Cub (100hp) no flaps, a Piper Pacer (160hp, 4 seat), a Cessna 180 and a Tiger Moth. I have over 3500... Read More »

Judy Phelps     (California)

Judy Phelps (California)

Judy Phelps is based at KSZP, Santa Paula Airport, Santa Paula, California. I am the co-owner of CP Aviation, a flight school located in Santa Paula California. I am a CFII and specialize in Tailwheel and Emergency Maneuver Training. My career in aviation began while working at the local airport restaurant where I met my husband Clay Phelps who owned the flight school next door. This was the begin... Read More »

Laura Mayer     (Connecticut)

Laura Mayer (Connecticut)

Just in from Laura Mayer… “It’s High Time I sent an Update! Just saw the Christmas video and loved it!” Laura flies the family 1978 Cessna 180K Skywagon  purchased in 2010. “I passed my IFR check ride in August. Yippee!!” “Really hoping I can make one of the fly-ins next year now that that training is behind me.  So looking forward to meeting lady taildrag... Read More »

Debra Ross     (California)

Debra Ross (California)

Debra Ross lives in California & owns a Cessna 180.  She sent me the following note  - If you’re interested, send me an email (judy.birchler@gmail.com) and I’ll connect the two of you! “This looks like a great group and I love taildraggers. I have a C-180 in the Lake Tahoe area and am currently in the Palm Desert area. I wanted to fly it down but the weather up there did not ... Read More »

Jeanne MacPherson’s new Wings!

These great pictures were sent in by Jeanne MacPherson (you remember Jeanne, Montana Pilot of the Year)! Congratulations, Jeanne, on a beautiful find. How about flying it to the lady taildraggers fly-in this August so we can all get a ride?! We just purchased and I picked up our new to us, 1955 Cessna 180, she’s a beauty. - - -     For more on Jeanne visit her pilot profile http://... Read More »

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