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AirVenture 2019 LLT Events Sign-up

AirVenture 2019 LLT Events Sign-up

Is AirVenture/OSH on your July calendar? It’s the one single homage that’s fulfilled annually by aviation obsessed pilots – EAA’s AirVenture, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Monday, Jul 22, 2019 – Sunday, Jul 28, 2019. I’ve made the pilgrimage for years wit... Read More »

Terri Minter     (Oregon)

Terri Minter (Oregon)

Terri Minter is based at Starks Twin Oaks Airport, 7S3, near Hillsboro, Oregon. Check out this update and the new bird Terri’s flying! I’ve owned four airplanes, all of which have been Cessna taildraggers. My current airplane is a Cessna 170B, customized for camp... Read More »


Register Now for the 2019 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Fly-in at Natchitoches, Louisiana!

Thursday, October 3 – Sunday, October 6, 2019
Airport ID: KIER
ALL lady pilots welcome! 

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To encourage women everywhere to have fun flying taildraggers!

This blog isn’t about sitting on the ground dreaming about flying. It’s about empowering women to live their dream of flying a taildragger – just for the fun of it! We introduce ladies to aviation and encourage women to join the wonderful world of conventional gear aircraft. Ladies, membership is free. Please join us!

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Sue Weil    (Nevada)

Sue Weil (Nevada)

Sue Weil is based at KMEV, Minden-Tahoe Airport, Minden, Nevada. I was born into a family of pilots. My parents, cousins, aunts, uncles, siblings, in-laws and friends all fly. I began flying with my dad when I was 5. He built a Cavalier with dual controls just for me. I’m married to my flight instru... Read More »

Carol Bennett     (California)

Carol Bennett (California)

Carol Bennett is based at KSNA, John Wayne-Orange County Airport, Santa Ana, California. Independent flight instructor based at John Wayne Airport, Orange County, California. Active member of the Orange County Chapter of the 99’s, SoCal Pilots, AOPA, NAFI, Civil Air Patrol. Belong to a flying ... Read More »

Ski Landing on Alaska’s Harding Icefield

Ski Landing on Alaska’s Harding Icefield

If you send me an email that involves taildraggers and awesome destinations, it just might appear on LadiesLoveTaildraggers! Alaskan pilot, Bill Quirk tells me, “Make a visit to Alaska to enjoy the best in ski flying operations. Harding Icefield is only 74 miles south of Merrill Field in Ancho... Read More »

Holding Ladies Love Taildraggers for ransom!

Holding Ladies Love Taildraggers for ransom!

Oh geez, you just never know what’s lurking in your email each morning. Lucky for me it’s usually a bill, a newsletter I may or may not read, or Facebook telling me I’ve been tagged. Yikes, if it’s my picture on Facebook, hope I combed my hair that day! On an above average da... Read More »

Donica Fox     (California)

Donica Fox (California)

Donica Fox is based at KCMA, KSZP, and KVNY and lives in Simi Valley, California. Hi everyone! I’m Donica. I started flying back in the late 80’s and continued to fly into the mid 90’s. Aviation had to take a back seat to raising a family and now I am making my comeback with intere... Read More »

You Can Play a Part. Signup Today!

You Can Play a Part. Signup Today!

Woohoo!!! As recently reported, LadiesLoveTaildraggers has succeeded and prospered for 10 phenomenal years. This month, May 2019, is the 10 year anniversary of LLT. Thank you for joining me in this incredible journey – one that has given us a voice and connected lady taildragger pilots around ... Read More »

Andi Paradis     (New York)

Andi Paradis (New York)

Andi Paradis is based at KGFL, Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Glens Falls, New York. My first flight was in a J3 Cub, and life has been a relentless chase for that thrill, awe, and freedom ever since. I’m 28 and work in Engineering and Graphic Design, and still look up every time I hear an en... Read More »

Sarah Shrader     (Wisconsin)

Sarah Shrader (Wisconsin)

Sarah Shrader is based at KRHI, Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport, Rhinelander, Wisconsin. For some unknown reason, I developed a severe fear/phobia of flying as an adult. It was affecting my life in numerous negative ways and became something I needed to address. I tried a Fear of Flying program (S... Read More »

Me, Public Speaker? No Way!!

Me, Public Speaker? No Way!!

Have I mentioned before that not so long ago it was agonizing for me to stand up in front of a handful of people and speak, even just to introduce myself? I was the perfect candidate for Toastmasters but the last person actually willing to show up at a meeting. I’m guessing if we’ve met,... Read More »

Ashley Benton     (Oklahoma)

Ashley Benton (Oklahoma)

Ashley Benton is based at KPWA, Wiley Post Airport, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Been flying for a few years now and on my way to the Airlines. I had so much fun in Alaska flying last summer getting my tailwheel endorsement. One day I would love to own a Carbon cub! Ratings: Commercial, Instrument singl... Read More »

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Featured Videos

2018 Ladies Love Taildraggers Christmas Video!

2018 Ladies Love Taildraggers Christmas Video!

Many thanks to all our members for another amazing year of Ladies Love Taildraggers! By sharing your photos, your videos, and your taildragger flying ... Read More »

Ladies Love Taildraggers 2018 Video!!

Ladies Love Taildraggers 2018 Video!!

This new LadiesLoveTaildraggers’ video is buzzing with excitement and CONFIDENCE!  Crank up the volume then smile when you see your favorite lad... Read More »

The 2017 LLT Fly-in VIDEO!!!

The 2017 LLT Fly-in VIDEO!!!

Pump up your volume then sit back and enjoy the 2017 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Poplar Grove Fly-in video! How in the world did we do it all in just 3 day... Read More »

Summertime 2016 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Video!

Summertime 2016 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Video!

The number of lady taildragger pilots appears to be growing and so does the fun they’re having. If you’re a tailwheel pilot that’s g... Read More »

‘Let It Shine’, LadiesLoveTaildraggers New Video!!

‘Let It Shine’, LadiesLoveTaildraggers New Video!!

Ladies, here’s your latest video which leaves no doubt you love flying your taildraggers — or anybody else’s! Cheers to the Popular ... Read More »

Merry Christmas 2015 video from LadiesLoveTaildraggers!

Merry Christmas 2015 video from LadiesLoveTaildraggers!

Merry Christmas to you from our lady taildragger pilots! Many ladies submitted pictures and videos and the combined collection turned into an oh-so-ch... Read More »

LLT YouTube Video ‘Got My Mind Set On YOU!’

LLT YouTube Video ‘Got My Mind Set On YOU!’

Ladies, here’s a blast from the past with pilots and planes you just might recognize! It’s the “Got My Mind Set On YOU!” Ladie... Read More »

‘I Fly Because I Can’ LadiesLoveTaildraggers’ Video

‘I Fly Because I Can’ LadiesLoveTaildraggers’ Video

Hope you enjoy this new LadiesLoveTaildraggers’ video! There’s a lot to love about taildraggers – and the ladies who fly them! For d... Read More »

The Gals that Blazed The Trail – Then & Now Video

The Gals that Blazed The Trail – Then & Now Video

Girls, hope you enjoy this latest LadiesLoveTaildraggers video. Like most of you, I am in awe of and have a true appreciation for all the women pilots... Read More »

“Ladies Who Fly” Video

“Ladies Who Fly” Video

Hot off the press, the new “Ladies Who Fly” ….. Taildraggers video! See some fantastic shots of some of the beautiful sights the gir... Read More »

New Ladies Love Taildraggers “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!” Video

New Ladies Love Taildraggers “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!” Video

Hope you enjoy this new Lady Taildraggers video! It was fun adding some of our new taildragger gals and new pictures from some that have been on LLT a... Read More »