January 2018

Diane de Souza is based at KSKX, Taos Regional Airport, Taos, New Mexico. I came to flying relatively late in life (mid-50s). It was a challenge to learn to fly; particularly the landings. Everything seems to take twice as long when you are older and require at least twice...

Katelyn Pitman is based at KSDL, Scottsdale Airport, Scottsdale, Arizona. I grew up in a rural town east of Colorado Springs, Colorado, called Black Forest; the perfect non-populated place for pilots to practice maneuvers and aerobatics! So, early on I fell in love waking up to the hum...

After years of corresponding with lady taildragger pilots, I am hereby anointing myself the world's foremost authority on ingeniously cool Female Aviation Email Addresses. Since the inception of LadiesLoveTaildraggers I've been clicking away on my laptop smacking the @ key surely a zillion times. I've...

Jennifer Zadorozniak is based at CYYJ, Victoria International Airport, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. I'm 33 years old and live in Victoria, BC Canada. My great grandfather flew in the Canadian Air Force, so I believe there was something genetically leading me towards aviation - it just took me a...

Sabrina Kipp is based at 08N, Keller Brothers Airport, Lebanon, Pennsylvania. [caption id="attachment_45529" align="aligncenter" width="570"] B-25J Mitchell. Photo: Delaware Aviation Museum[/caption] I'm a professional pilot, been flying for over 40 years in all types of aircraft. Currently a Captain on a Boeing 737 for a major airline. [caption id="attachment_45435" align="aligncenter"...

 via GIPHY Very cool news about one of my favorite lady taildragger pilots, Julie Thomas. With just one more hour required, she's counting the days to a brand new type rating in a DC-3! [caption id="attachment_45445" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Photo courtesy Howard Thomas[/caption] Julie received training in this Douglas...

Brenda LaMott is based at KBOI, Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho. I learned to fly in dad’s 1952 C170B in Eastern Oregon’s back country. Soloed on 16th birthday. Check-ride when I was 17. Then life happened. Life and career happened and I stopped flying for 12 years. Got...