July 2019

Have I mentioned that since Sun 'n Fun 2019, in addition to membership (on steroids) in LadiesLoveTaildraggers, I'm now also officially a member of the Ninety Nines? This women's flying organization does much to encourage more women to fly and I'm behind that mission...

Free hotdogs & chips at KDKB, De Kalb Airport, Illinois on my way back home. Thoughts of "NO, you can't make me go home!" were on my mind this morning as I walked to my Decathlon from the AirVenture Bus Arrival Terminal. I'd just checked out...

The happiest place on earth today was surely Oshkosh, Wisconsin, home to Airventure the past 50 years. The sun shined, the fields dried and, area by area, parking spots officially reopened to incoming traffic. Homebuilt parking - Open. General Aviation parking- Open. IAC parking -...

It was a fabulous first for me, arriving at AirVenture 2019 a whopping 60 hours before it officially begins. There's plenty happening on the grounds at OSH in the days and weeks before kickoff, high time to see it unfold for myself - not to...

Ashli is based at KBIL, Billings Logan Intl. Airport, Billings, Montana.  Ashli is 18 years old, is from a flying family and has been flying since she was 14. She feels fortunate that she has had many opportunities to fly different aircraft. Moving forward, Ashli plans...

24 Year old Kendra Hart from Arizona spent the last few days in Oregon earning her tailwheel endorsement with CFI Brian Lansburgh. Kendra is one of our 2019 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Tailwheel Endorsement scholarship winners. Over the years we've sent many LLT scholarship winners to train with...

Is AirVenture/OSH on your July calendar? It's the one single homage that's fulfilled annually by aviation obsessed pilots - EAA's AirVenture, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Monday, Jul 22, 2019 – Sunday, Jul 28, 2019. I've made the pilgrimage for years with anticipation and excitement, always leaving...

Lakshmi is based at KVKX, Potomac Airfield, Friendly, Maryland. I have been a pilot since 2001. I love to fly to exotic destinations for that $500 vegeburger. Ratings: Private pilot, instrument rated. Tailwheel and complex rating. Aircraft Flown: C152, C172, PA28 (Warrior, Archer, Arrow), Grumman Tiger, Piper J3...