June 2013

Thank you to Mary Ellen Thomson from Pennsylvania for sharing her amazing encounter with a very special aircraft. Late last year I was asked to fly down to Kentmore, MD with possibly my oldest friend - Gene Briener (87) to see a very rare 1929 BIRD...

Not long ago I posted about a personal hero of mine, Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock, the first woman to successfully complete a solo flight around the world. The year was 1964, a mere 49 years ago when she circumnavigated the globe in her Cessna 180. I...

It broke my heart to learn Jane Wicker and her pilot, Charlie Schwenker, were both tragically killed today while performing at the Dayton Airshow. Something terribly wrong happened with the airplane is my assumption, after watching video of the accident. Jane was an accomplished pilot,...

Ladies, we still need round engine aircraft owners at Oshkosh in a few weeks. Are you a RADIAL engine enthusiast? Are you female? Are you flying a ROUND engine aircraft to AirVenture this year? LadiesLoveTaildraggers has once again been invited to show our stuff as part of Ray...

Deb Nelson is based at Casa Grande Municipal Airport, Casa Grande, Arizona and KEPM Eastport, Maine. Here's a very cool email I received from Steve Trieber, the happy guy that's married to Deb Nelson. I really want to meet them both! If you read through these updates,...

Does it get any better than this?! Martha Richards solos in 1989 but does not continue and get her private pilot license. Martha Richards' husband is a pilot, owns a Cessna 195 and invites Martha to fly to the 2013 Lady Taildraggers Fly-in with him. Martha rarely...

  Oh where, oh where will the 2014 Lady Taildraggers Fly-in be?!!! It'll soon be time to decide where to hold our next LLT fly-in and we'd sure love to know what everyone thinks. We had a wonderful time in Savannah, TN a few weeks ago...