Cross-Country on the Cheap!

Cross-Country on the Cheap!

If you love flying to new places and meeting new people, read on. If your love of flying means, like most, ya gotta do it on-the-cheap, keep reading. Best yet, if you’d like your personal flying adventures to inspire other ladies to fly, I have some very good news. The... Read More »

Laura Geraghty (California)

Laura Geraghty (California)

Laura is based at KMYF, Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport in San Diego, CA.  Laura is originally from Ireland. She moved here when she turned 20 to become a pilot. Her father is an American citizen so she had an easy time getting a green card. This was great because she say... 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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High density altitude’s scary stuff!

High density altitude’s scary stuff!

High density altitude scares the hell out of me and that’s just the way I like it. When I’m flying outside of my familiar comfort zone and covering new ground (literally) I depend on that strong feeling of potential danger to wake me up and possibly save my butt.  If you’re from middle America ... Read More »

Odd Ducks, Unusual Aircraft 1921 to 1934

Odd Ducks, Unusual Aircraft 1921 to 1934

Have I mentioned that since Sun ‘n Fun 2019, in addition to membership (on steroids) in LadiesLoveTaildraggers, I’m now also officially a member of the Ninety Nines? This women’s flying organization does much to encourage more women to fly and I’m behind that mission 100%. I&... Read More »

Pam Sprang (Georgia)

Pam Sprang (Georgia)

Pam is based at KCCO, Newnan Coweta County Airport in Newnan, GA. Pam is a part-time physical therapist and owns a Cessna 182. She holds many certificates including Commercial, CFI, CFII, MEI… everything short of ATP, which is on her “to do” list! She has 20 hours in a J-3 Cub and ... Read More »

So sad to say goodbye

So sad to say goodbye

Thoughts of “NO, you can’t make me go home!” were on my mind this morning as I walked to my Decathlon from the AirVenture Bus Arrival Terminal. I’d just checked out of my Gruenhagen dorm room at the University of Wisconsin OSH, one day after returning there late-night and fin... Read More »

Brighton Hutton (Missouri)

Brighton Hutton (Missouri)

Brighton is based at KDWH, David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport, Houston, TX. Brighton is a new pilot and is falling in love with taildraggers. She will be in St. Louis soon and is looking for a good place to fly there. She is between Houston and St. Louis at the moment and would love to meet other wo... Read More »

The Happiest Place on Earth

The Happiest Place on Earth

The happiest place on earth today was surely Oshkosh, Wisconsin, home to Airventure the past 50 years. The sun shined, the fields dried and, area by area, parking spots officially reopened to incoming traffic. Homebuilt parking – Open. General Aviation parking- Open. IAC parking – Open! ... Read More »

Come on up, the water’s fine!

Come on up, the water’s fine!

It was a fabulous first for me, arriving at AirVenture 2019 a whopping 60 hours before it officially begins. There’s plenty happening on the grounds at OSH in the days and weeks before kickoff, high time to see it unfold for myself – not to mention live-it-up even longer than usual! This... Read More »

Ashli Blain    (Montana)

Ashli Blain (Montana)

Ashli is based at KBIL, Billings Logan Intl. Airport, Billings, Montana.  Ashli is 18 years old, is from a flying family and has been flying since she was 14. She feels fortunate that she has had many opportunities to fly different aircraft. Moving forward, Ashli plans to have a career in aviation. ... Read More »

Kendra Hart, “The Most Flying Fun!”

Kendra Hart, “The Most Flying Fun!”

Over the years we’ve sent many LLT scholarship winners to train with Brian Lansburgh at Tailwheel Town in Oregon. Brian’s not one to let tailwheel candidates off easy and he requires students develop a high level of precision control as they learn new maneuvers and the nuances of flying ... Read More »

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 with anticipation and excite... 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 »