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Ladies, FlyQuest is hosting an event for the Women of Aviation Week on March 8th, 10am – 2pm at Madison Executive Airport, MDQ, Alabama. I was hoping I could get some of the ladies and their taildraggers to come to the event. With this being the first year...

Did you know there once was a group of lady taildragger pilots who were nicknamed the "Night Witches"? What a name! I have to admit that hearing the name a few years ago instantly brought images of unscrupulous women flying wickedly painted airplanes to mind. The Night...

If you're on AOPA's weekly Aviation eBrief you may have already taken today's survey. Online surveys are a good way to engage people and glean some interesting information along the way. I actually enjoy visiting websites where they post a short, simple survey question of...

[caption id="attachment_29122" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Brenda Kroening[/caption] A count several years ago on LadiesLoveTaildraggers showed the Supercub was the number one airplane lady taildragger pilots buy and fly. I'm not so sure those numbers would hold up today but it's time to bring that fun little video...

Here's an interesting little tidbit I can't keep myself from sharing. Did you know a new world record was set in 2012 for the farthest flight by a paper aircraft? Yep, it belongs to "the paper airplane guy", John M. Collins, and was set...

Julie Jetzer is based at NC26, Long Island Airport, Long Island, North Carolina. [caption id="attachment_29108" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Julie Jetzer on left, Jill Peterson Grigorian on right[/caption] I decided to start learning how to fly after living in an Airpark for five years and walking past our Cessna 150 almost...

Winter totally SUCKS! This picture was what it looked like in Indianapolis just a few days ago - snow, wind, sub-zero temperatures, fog and worst of all, short (dark) days. I thrive on sunshine and can't imagine how people in Alaska keep sane for all...

I LOVE airplane shadow pictures but can't seem to get a good one to save my soul. Problem is the best shots happen when I'm low and slow and busy flying the airplane. Oh, I've caught glimpses of my beautiful taildragger shadow growing as I've...

WHAT CAN A TAILWHEEL TEACH THAT A NOSEWHEEL CAN'T? by Baron Ray Klaus If a person is taught correctly in a C152, he or she will be nearly as good as someone taught in a tailwheel airplane. That is if the person is taught correctly. That means that...