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‘Touring Taildraggers’ by Martha Horvitz

‘Touring Taildraggers’ by Martha Horvitz

Touring Taildraggers by Martha Horvitz A Supercub’s experience flying the LLT Haunted Flying Tour – round trip San Diego, California! The only unusual weather San Diego has, that makes any difference to pilots, is low clouds and fog with its lousy visibility. Thi... Read More »

Pilot Perspectives on the Haunted Flying Tour

Pilot Perspectives on the Haunted Flying Tour

The Haunted Flying Tour may be said and done but I’m still enjoying it through photos and comments sent by a few of the pilots who flew along with us. Hope you enjoy their slide-shows and memories as much as I did! Hella Comat from Ontario As a Canadian who has seen ve... Read More »

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Jessica Marin     (Florida)

Jessica Marin (Florida)

Jessica Marin is based at KHWO, North Perry Airport, Hollywood, Florida. Hello everyone! My name is Jessica. I’ve always had a calling for fly anything with gas and oil! I’ve recently received my tailwheel endorsement and I’m in love. I’ve chosen this as a career and now it’s getting to the time whe... Read More »

A Lady Taildragger pilot pays it back!!

A Lady Taildragger pilot pays it back!!

One of the things that fell through the cracks before I headed out on the Haunted Flying Tour was stopping delivery of my mail. I thought about logging onto USPS a couple times before departing but something more important always popped up. So a week goes by and driving into my neighborhood I knew m... Read More »

It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over

It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over

Oh boy, I sure didn’t see a new thong in my future!  Haha, if you’ve been to a LadiesLoveTaildraggers fly-in in the last 5 years (or is it 6, maybe 7 years now?), and you hung around till the last day, you know I always find a little surprise dangling somewhere on my airplane. I’ll... Read More »

Maggie Ulrich     (Wisconsin)

Maggie Ulrich (Wisconsin)

Maggie Ulrich is based at KOEO, Simenstad Municipal Airport, Osceola, Wisconsin. I grew up in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia and decided I wanted to learn to fly after I graduated High School. I moved to Michigan and got my Airframe and Powerplant, then moved to Wisconsin to learn to fly. I g... Read More »

Haunted Flying Tour Arrives at Avenger Field!

Haunted Flying Tour Arrives at Avenger Field!

“Lady pilots head to Avenger Field” Women taildragger pilots to visit the home of the WASPs” Ladies Love Taildraggers’ Haunted Flying Tour focused on Sweetwater, Tx“ As incredible and odd as it is, the biggest surprise of this week’s LLT Flying Tour has been the u... Read More »

A Pilot’s Perspective on our Haunted Flying Tour

A Pilot’s Perspective on our Haunted Flying Tour

Wondering what this week’s LLT Haunted Flying Tour is all about? Nina Marousek from New York, sent me her thoughts and wonderful pictures in this beautifully written article. Why spend all kinds of mad money and precious time to fly more than 1,100nm to hang out with a bunch of gals in Texas? ... Read More »

Day 4, Haunted Flying Tour

Day 4, Haunted Flying Tour

It’s Wednesday night of our Ladies Love Taildraggers Haunted Flying Tour and we are overnight in western Texas in the town of Big Spring. At this point we have met up with 23 pilots and their birds, although some have come and gone along the way. If my count is right, we are 18 airplanes tonig... Read More »

Day 3, Haunted Flying Tour

Day 3, Haunted Flying Tour

Kelly Jeffries is at it again, this time rapping “A Haunted Flying Dash” to the tune of the Monster Mash. 🙂   Our Haunted Flying Tour is loving Texas and all the people making us feel so welcome. The Excelsior House Hotel in Jefferson was a wonderful overnight stop for the non-campers a... Read More »

Day 2, Haunted Flying Tour

Day 2, Haunted Flying Tour

Monday, Day 2 of our LadiesLoveTaildraggers Haunted Flying Tour, we happily welcomed 4 more fliers to our growing group. We’re 16 strong now and loving it every time a new plane shows up and joins our gaggle.  Cheers to all the gals who fought rain and low ceilings to get here. Patience paid o... Read More »

Day 1, Haunted Flying Tour

Day 1, Haunted Flying Tour

It’s hard to beat a day like today. Our flying route from Indianapolis, to Sikeston, MO, to Walnut Ridge, AR to Pocahontas, AR turned into a full day of calm surface winds, sunshine, and blue skies. What a great way to kick off Day 1 of the LLT Haunted Flying Tour! Yesterday, our gathering in ... Read More »

Saturday. Check. Sunday. Here we come!!

Saturday. Check. Sunday. Here we come!!

Oh my, spooky things are happening leading up to the LadiesLoveTaildraggers Haunted Flying Tour. I opened the RV hangar this morning to the site of cobwebs covering the entire bird. Can you imagine how big those spiders must have been? Don’t think I want to find out!  (Ha, I know who you are a... Read More »

1st Lady taildragger pilot arrives for LLT Flying Tour!

1st Lady taildragger pilot arrives for LLT Flying Tour!

There’s no stopping us now. Sunday may be the official start of our LadiesLoveTaildraggers Haunted Flying Tour but when Hella Comat taxied up in her Pitts today at my home base, KMQJ, our Flying Tour was finally real. Months of planning now behind us, the very first lady taildragger pilot arri... Read More »

Some Well Dressed Ladies who Love Taildraggers!

Some Well Dressed Ladies who Love Taildraggers!

I’m getting a kick out of seeing so many great pictures of gals wearing our newest LadiesLoveTaildraggers tshirt on Facebook. There’s lots of great feedback coming in, and even better, several ladies received their tshirt —- and immediately ordered another one! Note: Saturday, Sept... Read More »

There’s Always Room For Another Pair Of Shoes!

There’s Always Room For Another Pair Of Shoes!

LadiesLoveTaildraggers Haunted Flying Tour Checklist Stakes Simple snacks Stripper Stilettos! That’s right, a pair of slinky, sexy, girly high heals will be our calling card at all the airports we visit. We’ll proudly position them in front of our wheels every night (26″, 29″... Read More »

The ‘Haunted Flying Tour’ Facts and Figures

The ‘Haunted Flying Tour’ Facts and Figures

Great news! Right now we have 27 aircraft (48 people) registered to participate in our Haunted Flying Tour. Ladies are coming from far and wide, and a few men to boot! Incredibly, 19 states are represented: MI, OH, AZ, PA, OK, TX, LA, CO, MD, IN, MS, LA, WI, IL, ID, FL, CA, KS, NY and Ontario! And b... Read More »

 

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