Angie Miller (Illinois)

Angie Miller (Illinois)

Angie is based at St Louis Downtown Airport, in Cahokia/St Louis, IL. She is currently a student pilot who was approaching her 50th birthday and decided to finally follow her dream of becoming a pilot. As this time, she’s just within a few weeks of earning her license. Aircraft flown: C172R and C172S Dream taildragger: Kelly’s “Fifinella”! Why I love taildraggers: Well, I love my friend Kelly who has a taildragger! Read More »

India Meyer (Massachusetts)

India Meyer (Massachusetts)

India is based at 7B2, Northampton Airport, in Northampton, MA. She is currently a student pilot who had never thought about flying until several years ago, when she watched biplanes doing aerobatics as she was climbing in Red Rock Canyon in Nevada. She says she was instantly captivated and that spark stuck around. For her 21st birthday, her mother bought an intro flight for her at the local airport in Northampton, MA. India says, “Boy was I hooked! It took me another year to fly again, this time in Salt Lake City where I lived the past t... Read More »

Brittany Phillippe (Oregon)

Brittany Phillippe (Oregon)

Brittany is based at KBDN, Bend Municipal Airport, in Bend, OR. She’s 23 years old and although she just started flying a year ago, she already has her PPL and IFR! She says she found her passion for aviation about two years ago and has been loving every minute ever since. Brittany just finished her tailwheel endorsement and got her spin endorsement at the same time. She says, “Flying taildraggers is the most fun I’ve had in a long time!” She is currently about 50 hours into her commercial training, and has close to 160 hours ... Read More »

Electra Bullard (Texas)

Electra Bullard (Texas)

Electra is based at KINK, Winkler County Airport, in Wink, TX where her family owns and operates Fandango Air FBO. She is a 16 year old student pilot who soloed at 16 in a Maule. She will do her checkride for her PPL on 10/10/19, her 17th birthday. Electra’s family owns a Maule M5 180C, which she flies along with a 1956 Cessna 180 that her dad flies, and a 1959 Cessna 182B which belongs to her grandfather. Aircraft flown: Maule M5 180CCessna 180Cessna 182Maule M4 220Maule MXT 7 180 Dream taildragger: Beech 18 Why Electra loves taildragger... Read More »

How about a FREE Tailwheel Endorsement?!!

How about a FREE Tailwheel Endorsement?!!

That’s right, a free tailwheel endorsement plus the opportunity to fly a taildragger to the LadiesLoveTaildraggers’ Natchitoches, Louisiana Fly-in. VERY Cool! THE OFFER. CFII, Dianne Wieman, based at 1TE4, a San Antonio, TX suburb will be flying her Aeronca Champ to the KIER, LadiesLoveTaildraggers’ Natchitoches, Louisiana Fly-in October 3. She has an open seat and is willing to provide tailwheel training (Tailwheel Endorsement) before, during and on the return trip to Texas. Start and end point, San Antonio, TX, arriving Tues... Read More »

Greta Liebeler (Virginia)

Greta Liebeler (Virginia)

Greta is based at KPSK, New River Valley Airport, in Dublin, VA, although her heart remains in her home airport KSZP, Santa Paula Airport, CA where she learned to fly. There she earned her tailwheel endorsement, completed Emergency Maneuver Training, and started flying basic aerobatics. She has relocated to Blacksburg, VA for school, looking for as many opportunities as possible to fly tailwheel on the east coast. Aircraft flown: Citabria, Decathlon, Super Decathlon, Pitts S-2B, C-150, C-152, C-182, C-172 Dream taildragger: Pitts S-2B and ... Read More »

Deborah Shuman (Wisconsin)

Deborah Shuman (Wisconsin)

Deborah is based at Mauston-New Lisbon Union Airport, New Lisbon, Wisconsin. She has approximately 3500 hours and was a Basic Flight Instructor for about 10 years. She also did crop dusting. She just loves to fly whenever she can. She was the founding secretary of her EAA chapter. Her runway and the runway at Volk Field Air National Guard Base are 1.5 miles apart. She says she works with the tower there and jet traffic all the time. Volk Field is class D airspace when they are open. So flying is always only done with contacting the tower. Many ... Read More »

Morgan Murphey (Tennessee)

Morgan Murphey (Tennessee)

Morgan is based at McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, TN. She has been flying since she was in diapers, soloed at sixteen, private pilot’s license at seventeen, all with her father as her instructor flying from a 1700 foot grass strip her dad made on their farm. She went to college at Middle Tennessee State University for Criminal Justice (to become a lawyer for sexual assault victims) and Aerospace. It was not until after college she realized that she was going to be a professional pilot. It was her pride and joy. She landed an awesome g... Read More »

A Year of Beauty from my Cockpit

A Year of Beauty from my Cockpit

Many thanks to C140 owner Beth King for sending her inspirational flying update. Take note ladies, a desire to fly and a commitment to follow through laid the groundwork for an awesome year of taildragging! From Beth King: Hello fellow flying friends!  This year has been the year of beauty as seen from my cockpit. I made a commitment to myself to get out and fly my C140A, Dottie, to as many aviation events as possible and give plane rides to anyone interested.  It has been wonderful! Mother Nature in the  Midwest has brought it all …... Read More »

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. There’s a way to make it happen and LadiesLoveTaildraggers is behind you 100%! For those with access to an airplane, it’s possible to cross the U.S. by air for fewer dollars than you might think. I’m talking about your own personal flying adventures — on... Read More »

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