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Check out Chelsea Stein Engberg’s blog “Go Inverted”

Check out Chelsea Stein Engberg’s blog “Go Inverted”

Here’s an update on Chelsea Stein Engberg, lady taildragger pilot from Santa Cruz, California from her website Go Inverted. Chelsea’s motto is to follow your dreams. In kindergarten she wanted to be a veterinarian, but by the time she saw Top Gun the next year she set her sights on the sky. After numerous letters (written in crayon) to President Reagan about why she thought women should be a... 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 »

Jessica Stearns     (Florida)

Jessica Stearns (Florida)

Jessica Stearns is based at KAPF, Naples Municipal Airport, Naples, Florida. I learned to fly a PA-18 in 1956 and have been flying since; 56 years on Aug 27th. I was in The USAF for 20 years – Transport Navigator for 5 years and Pilot for 15 years. Flew for People Express and Continental Airlines for 16 years. Capt. Retired but actively flying my PA-J3 and other TW airplanes. (RV-7 & 8) ... Read More »

Adina Premo     (New York)

Adina Premo (New York)

Adina Premo, Starduster Too “Picture Update”! Adina Premo is based at Griffiss International Airport (KRME), Rome, New York. * * Previous post of February 4, 2011: I own a 1946 Aeronca Champ (my favorite) and a Starduster Too Bi-plane. I work as a flight instructor in upstate NY. My love for airplanes started at a very young age – both my father and late grandfather are pilots. F... Read More »

Heather Zulkanycz     (Alaska)

Heather Zulkanycz (Alaska)

Heather Zulkanycz is based PAFA, Fairbanks International Airport, Fairbanks, Alaska. I am a CFI commercial ASEL, AMEL and love taildraggers and floats. There is nothing better then flying taildraggers on floats here in Alaska! Read More »

Valerie Vaughn      (Texas)

Valerie Vaughn (Texas)

Valerie Vaughn is based at KLVJ, Pearland Regional Airport, Houston, Texas. I learned to fly in 1999 in a Cessna 152 and by 2000 I was flying Citabrias and a Cessna 170. Since 2006 I’ve owned a Wittman Tailwind. I really enjoy taking trips in the Tailwind and have flown it all over the Southwest and up to Wisconsin. The Tailwind is a great traveling machine. It is easy to cover several hundr... 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 »

New Charter Pilot & CFI, Sneha Harish

New Charter Pilot & CFI, Sneha Harish

WOW …. I received the following email from our very own lady taildragger pilot, Sneha Harish, formerly based in South Africa.  If you’ve frequented LadiesLoveTaildraggers for a while, you’ll surely remember Sneha because she LOVES to fly, loves to instruct in Bushbabys, bubbles over with excitement in her flying adventure updates, and happens to be one beautiful little lady. Here... Read More »

Andrea Eldridge     (California)

Andrea Eldridge (California)

Andrea Eldridge is based at KCNO, Chino Airport, Chino, California. FAA Designated Pilot Examiner.  Assistant Editor Warbird Digest magazine.  Former Trans World Airline pilot. My husband built this 1947 Luscombe for me and now we are restoring a Luscombe Phantom from the Golden Age of Aviation! - Andrea Eldridge FAA Designated Pilot Examiner   Read More »

Mary Ann Dach     (Wyoming)

Mary Ann Dach (Wyoming)

Mary Ann Dash is based at KWRL, Worland Municipal Airport, Worland, Wyoming. Our family just moved here to KWRL. I am not a taildragger pilot, in fact all of my time is in tricycle gear. However, when I found this website, and found out that almost everyone here in WY has a taildragger plane, I signed up to get the updates and just learn. In CA it is more of a boutique-y thing  to fly taildraggers... Read More »

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