Karen Leckey (South Carolina)

Karen Leckey is based at KLBE, Arnold Palmer Regional Airport, Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

Started flying in college on Cessna 152, 172, 172RG, Duchess. Got my first job in a King Air 90 & 200. Flew for a total of 15 years in corporate/charter flying King Airs, Citation jets, Hawker jets. Most recently for the last 3 years I’ve been flying the Boeing 737 for United based in NYC. Getting back into general aviation by flying a 1976 Super Cub with a couple of friends of mine! We like to take the Cub into the back-country!

Ratings: ATP; CE500, HS125, B737

Aircraft flown: Cessna 152, 172, 172RG, Duchess, King Air 90, 200, 350, Citation Bravo, Ultra, Encore, Hawker 800XP, 900XP, Boeing 737-700, -800, -900, -900ER, Piper Super Cub

Dream taildragger: Super Cub!

Thoughts on taildragging: They are challenging! And I love off-airport landings! You can go just about anywhere!!

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