October 2017

Big news from Kaitlin Mroz, the recently announced winner of the 3rd Quarter, Judith Resnik Memorial Scholarship. Kaitlin won and, if you apply for their 4th Quarter scholarship, you might win too! Kaitlin wrote, "Pass it along to folks (women pilots only are eligible) looking for...

Amy Hills is based at 2R2, Hendricks County Airport-Gordon Graham Field, Indianapolis, Indiana. My name is Amy Hills. I have been absolutely fascinated by flight for as long as I can remember, in particular warbirds and the history of flight. I am not from an aviation family, nor...

[caption id="attachment_44983" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Leah C. Jones[/caption] Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, October 30, 2017‐ In March of 2017, Sentimental  Journey, the annual fly‐in that celebrates Piper Aircraft Corporation’s heritage in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, along with Amy Gesch, Sentimental Journey member and fly‐in attendee, established a scholarship to...

Katie Dralle is based at KLVK, Livermore Municipal Airport, Livermore, California. (San Francisco area) [caption id="attachment_44949" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Cessna 140 in the rain[/caption] My husband Matt had a stroke almost two years ago and he has flown since he was 10 years old. Flying is his world and after...

Debbie Cheney is based at KRIR, Flabob Airport, Riverside, California. [caption id="attachment_44929" align="aligncenter" width="570"] I am an EAA Chapter 1 member and love flying Young Eagles. I especially love getting a hold of the young girls and enforcing “girls can do anything!!![/caption] First date in 1980 with...

Kathryn Brenner is based at 88C, Palmyra Municipal Airport, Palmyra, Wisconsin. I’ve wanted to fly since I was three. I recently earned my sport license and I’m going into maintenance. Ratings: Sport Pilot with taildragger Aircraft flown: Sky Arrow CTLS Champion Taylorcraft Dream Taildragger: Cub Thoughts on taildragging: Taildraggers are more “real.” All I have...

Fiona Macaskill is based at EGBJ, Gloucestershire Airport, Staverton, England, UK. I've been flying fixed wing since 2013 but flew paragliders for 25 years before that. I love flying adventures and have flown in Australia, New Zealand, round Europe as well as the UK. I'm learning to fly...

I just returned from a whirlwind, solo flight RT from Indianapolis, Indiana to Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas. Once there, my Decathlon and I circled the enormous metroplex, 180 miles +/-, and poked ourselves in and out under the Class B Airspace as we saw fit. Ground...

Janet Davidson is based at KFDK, Frederick Municipal Airport, Frederick, Maryland. I’m Scottish, lived in the USA since 2001 after being fortunate enough to move here with my husband. I flew for the airlines in the UK, had a part share in an L-4 Cub, then owned a...