March 2015

How does a young woman who loves to fly, and REALLY wants to fly a taildragger, come up with the bucks to pay for it? It can be tough and extra money to spend on flying lessons can be hard to come by. In this case...

Pilots are the most resourceful and coolest people I know. Believe it or not, some of them are even men! :)  (5 minutes published and I've already heard I'm "male-bashing". FYI men, 2 back-to-back posts about men on LadiesLoveTaildraggers.) "Resourceful?"  "Cool?"  Read on. I think you'll...

Rhonda Ellisor is based at Sandy Creek, an uncharted grass strip between Huntsville and Conroe, Texas, [caption id="attachment_34081" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Rhonda Ellisor & her C170[/caption] [caption id="attachment_34067" align="aligncenter" width="392"] Rhonda in Cessna 170[/caption] I became a private pilot on Dec. 31, 2016, learning in my very own 1954 Cessna...

Dawn Rogers and her husband are based at their uncharted grass strip south of Wichita, Kansas. [caption id="attachment_34002" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Dawn Rogers, Cessna 140[/caption] I have been flying since 2007. My husband Ross Rogers and I live on our own grass strip south of Wichita (uncharted). We...

Christina Tindle invites all women pilots to the 2015 WOMAN WISE AIRMANSHIP ADVENTURE "Flourishing in Aviation through Wonder" July 16 - 19, 2015 SMILEY CREEK, IDAHO Women pilots don’t shrink to fit. Participants discover personalized Wright Stuff from a refreshing new spirit of aviation. WWAA is a form-fitting airmanship...

Some women care and want to learn how all the various systems of their aircraft work together - they want to be mechanically knowledgeable. Some are OK with "the mag check is good, oil pressure is good, it's running smooth, must be good to go."...

This post submitted by lady taildragger pilot Lynn Gardner. On March 7th I was pleased to participate in introducing a group of young girls to flying. Held in Ocala, Florida, we had 20 young girls attend a morning event sponsored by the local EAA chapter and...

Elaine OConnor is based at TE86, Heritage Airfield, New Berlin, Texas. [caption id="attachment_33978" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Aventura[/caption] Want to pursue learning to fly a boat hull amphib. Started training in an Aventura & loved it but didn't finish checkout for water & tailwheel endorsements. My Aventura ck out is on...

Laurie Probst flies out of both KMWC, Lawrence J Timmerman Airport, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and 57C East Troy Municipal Airport, East Troy, Wisconsin. [caption id="attachment_33822" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Laurie Probst[/caption] I have my tailwheel endorsement (Maule Scholarship recipient Ninety-Nine in 2006). Wished I owned one, but currently fly my boyfriend's Taylorcraft from the...