June 2009

Diana Richards keeps Citabria N4216Y at the private grass farm strip she and her husband, Tom, share in southwest Missouri, Identifier O8MO.  Rumor says her favorite airplane is named "Citabriaberry"!  Diana flies aerobatics and competes in her "beloved" Citabria.  Check out a few of her...

Terri owns & flies her 1946 Taylorcraft BC12D1 and is based in Ohio. "I fell in love with taildraggers after taking an intro course to aerobatics in a C150 Aerobat.  Since then I have flown in several aerobatic contests in borrowed airplanes such as a Pitts S2B,...

By Judy Birchler, host of LadiesLoveTaildraggers.com Champ N7569E flew from Indianapolis to Kewanee, IL Saturday morning against a strong headwind and over a broken layer a short part of the way.  I snapped a few pictures and thought I'd share with anyone interested in Aeroncas, slow flight and...

Karen Greenfield flies a Pitts Special from Annapolis, Maryland. [caption id="attachment_352" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Karen Greenfield in her Pitts Special[/caption] Portions of an article in the Baltimore Sun by reporter Jonathan Pitts June 14, 2009 "Sometimes, people would say things like, 'Why are you here? Why aren't you home with...

[caption id="attachment_313" align="aligncenter" width="208"] Melissa Adams[/caption] Melissa Adams, twin sister to Champ owner Melinda Adams, flies out of Lamoni, Iowa (LWD) and is also a tailwheel pilot. [caption id="attachment_314" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Melissa & twin sister, Melinda[/caption]...

Lori Adams, 81, of  Smithville, Texas flies a 1967 Citabria and has logged 29,000 hours in 55 years.  She continues to fly aerobatics in Smithville. [caption id="attachment_296" align="aligncenter" width="190"] Lori Adams[/caption] By Andrea Lorenz AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF The red-headed pilot takes precautions before she flies the 1967 single-engine Citabria she...

[caption id="attachment_219" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Lorrie & N87106[/caption] Lorrie Penner flies a 1974, 150 hp 8KCAB Decathalon out of Red Stewart Airfield in Waynesville, Ohio.  (Identifier 40I)  She's a private pilot SEL and earned a Glider rating last year.  Lorrie is currently Secretary of IAC Chaper 34,...