Citabria

Ginny Stromberg     (New York)

Ginny Stromberg (New York)

Ginny Stromberg is based at KITH, Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, Ithaca, New York. Update Summer 2016 Home base still KITH for now…  But I was in Northern NJ for the last two summers. I spent last summer (2015) flying around Andover NJ in a SuperCub decked out for flying the Bush. It was part of a course in learning bush flying techniques. Once that was completed, summer 2016, I started l... Read More »

Heather Shaw     (Texas)

Heather Shaw (Texas)

Heather Shaw is based at KGGG, East Texas Regional Airport, Longview, Texas. I’m a student at LeTourneau University. I’m originally from Idaho and learned to fly there. I’m currently learning how to fly a Citabria and working towards my private pilot license.   Read More »

Cynthia Daigle     (Maine)

Cynthia Daigle (Maine)

Cynthia Daigle is based at KSFM, Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport, Sanford, Maine. I started flying taildraggers to gain confidence. I have flown many types of planes but I fell in LOVE on the first flight in the Citabria. My instructor Sue is amazing and has brought me far in only three flights. Today we’re working on cross wind and wheel landings. Flying stick and rudder is so much fun!! ... Read More »

Diane Bassham     (Iowa)

Diane Bassham (Iowa)

Diane Bassham is based at KBNW, Boone Municipal Airport, Boone, Iowa. I got my tailwheel endorsement in a rented Champ 14 years ago, and put it to use towing gliders with a Supercub for the local glider club. There I met my husband, one of the other tow pilots, and 10 years later we finally bought an airplane of our own, a 1972 7KCAB Citabria.   Read More »

Carri Ann Pratt     (Alaska)

Carri Ann Pratt (Alaska)

Carri Ann Pratt is based at KLHD, Lake Hood Seaplane Base, Anchorage, Alaska. Been a lifelong dream to learn to fly!!! As a little girl, I had the common little girl dream of having my own horse, so at the age of 14, my father bought me a black Arabian! I learned to care for her, groom her, ride her, blanket her and tend to her health over the next 24 years. We truly learned to ride as one. Howeve... Read More »

Julia Kirchenbauer     (Colorado)

Julia Kirchenbauer (Colorado)

Congratulations to Julia Kirchenbauer! Here is her awesome update. Julia is based at KFTG, Front Range Airport, Denver, Colorado. Aug 26 was a very exciting day! ASEL check ride completed… In a tailwheel of course! In almost 70 hrs of flying, I have 4 total hours nose wheel (all logged over 4 years ago)! _________________________________________________________________________________ Posted... Read More »

Gail Stillings Burch     (Florida)

Gail Stillings Burch (Florida)

Gail Stillings Burch is based at KOMN, Ormond Beach Municipal Airport, Ormond Beach, Florida. Hi there, I am a private pilot that trained in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1982 (while pregnant with my now pilot son). My late husband Clayton Stillings was a Marine Corps F-4 pilot, an airline pilot and a CFI. He was my inspiration in learning to fly. When he became ill and passed away I packed my pilots licens... Read More »

Terry Fiala     (Colorado)

Terry Fiala (Colorado)

Terry Fiala is based at KAPA, Centennial Airport, Denver, Colorado. I love living in Colorado, hiking and playing agility with my dogs Rudder and Turbo, playing tennis, and of course flying. I’ve been fortunate to have many flying adventures since I earned my PPL in 2010. I own a C182 with my husband and now I’m finishing up my tailwheel transition, something I’ve wanted ever sin... Read More »

Cindy Fritz    (Idaho)

Cindy Fritz (Idaho)

Cindy Fritz is based at KBOI, Boise/Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho. I learned to fly in my 1972 Citabria 7GCBC. I received my PPL in December 2014. A week after that the skis went on and I am baby stepping my way into Idaho snow covered backcountry airstrips! I look forward to flying the Citabria with and without skis, and, of course, upside down. A lifetime of learning and fun ahead!     Read More »

Ladies really DO love taildraggers!

Ladies really DO love taildraggers!

Guest Blogger: Michelle Agee Based: KMQJ Indianapolis Regional Airport My mother has always been highly enthused about my flying and so supportive. She’s flown with me several times, but she really wanted to do some ‘fun’ things. As I did not have my taildragger sign off, I arranged a flight in a Citabria at KFNL for her. I certainly had some ‘fun’ in that airplane an... Read More »

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