April 2016

Marci Haas is based at KTKI, McKinney National Airport, Dallas, Texas. [caption id="attachment_37652" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Marci/Decathlon[/caption] I just earned my Private Pilot License Friday - April 22, 2016. I do have 6.5 hours in taildraggers! Mostly the Decathlon, but I do have a half hour in a Stearman P-17!! I'm...

Sara Williams is based at KSZT, Sandpoint Airport, Sandpoint, Idaho. [caption id="attachment_37662" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Sarah got her tailwheel endorsement this week in her favorite tailwheel airplane![/caption] I mostly fly floatplanes due to my job with Aerocet and I love it! However, I grew up in 170B's and have a soft...

Sherry Schaefer is based at KGRE, Greenville Airport, Greenville, Illinois. I've dreamed of flying since I took my first ride on my 16th birthday. When I was 17 I went through ground school through a college course. I started flying and then my career took a different direction. A...

While hosting the LadiesLoveTaildraggers website, and hopefully encouraging more women to fly taildraggers, one of the most delightful and unexpected surprises has been the generosity of the Men Folk. The guys really have been big supporters and fans of our awesome lady taildragger pilots and...

Karey Sanderson is based at Knoxville Municipal Airport, Knoxville, Iowa. I am a new private pilot. I passed my check ride eight weeks and two days ago. I’m scared of heights and really new to general aviation. I have a purple headset and it isn’t unusual for my...

Ellen Northam is based at KARR, Aurora Municipal Airport, Chicago/Aurora, Illinois.  Ran into Judy at Urbana, OH while flying a Taylorcraft over from Moraine, OH with friends for breakfast. Have been wanting to get my taildragger endorsement for a bit now, think this may be my year to...

Thanks to your overwhelmingly positive response to our 'Funk Aircraft' tshirt design, the t's have arrived and my screen-printer is printing away! Tshirts are now available for purchase. There are two styles; an Aqua V-neck Ladies Fit and a Turquoise Unisex/Men's style, pictured below. Click...

Heather Shaw is based at KGGG, East Texas Regional Airport, Longview, Texas. I'm a student at LeTourneau University. I'm originally from Idaho and learned to fly there. I'm currently learning how to fly a Citabria and working towards my private pilot license.  ...

Kathlene Ruhan is based at KHYA, Barnstable Municipal Airport-Boardman/Polando Field, Hyannis, Massachusetts. I'm not exactly a taildragger now, but I plan to be. I am taking my practical this coming Monday. From there, I am heading to the West Coast for endorsements - complex and high performance. When...