May 2016

I am pleased to announce our Saturday, June 4 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Texas Fly-in guest speaker. Lady taildragger pilots attending will receive an amazing and generous gift from our speaker (while quantities last). Our special guest will be Ann Pellegreno, who retraced and completed Amelia Earhart’s 1937 attempted flight-around-the-world...

[caption id="attachment_37801" align="alignleft" width="300"] Christina Tindle & her Piper Pacer[/caption] Mark your calendar for Christina Tindle's '2016 Woman Wise Airmanship Adventure!' Location: The beautiful grass strip, U87, Smiley Creek, ID. Click on flyer images to enlarge.     http://www.christinatindle.com/...

[caption id="attachment_37779" align="alignleft" width="300"] Credit: The Telegraph, UK[/caption] So much for a nice, polite post about the inspiring aviatrix, Tracey Curtis-Taylor, who is continuing her around-the-world flight in a 1942 Boeing Stearman. Right now she is scheduled to arrive at Santa Monica California's KSMO Airport Sunday, May...

Julie Thomas is based at H75, Hernando Village Airpark, Hernando, Mississippi. [caption id="attachment_37750" align="aligncenter" width="570"] JulieThomas, Maule M5[/caption] Don't believe that Julie is new to LadiesLoveTaildraggers though! Julie has unofficially been a member of our group since attending her first LLT fly-in at Savannah, Tennessee way back in 2014. She...

Shoes? Who thinks about shoes before flying? Submitted by Lou Radecki [caption id="attachment_37640" align="alignleft" width="300"] Lou Radecki[/caption] In some airplanes you just might have to think about proper footwear. The issue is having a feel for the rudder control while not interfering with the rudder pedals or brakes. The very...

Monica Delgado is based at SKCL, Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport, Palmira, Colombia. [caption id="attachment_37737" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Monica Delgado[/caption] I like to fly SuperCub and C185. I am happy to find a community that likes to fly taildraggers. It's great to know other woman that like the same as...