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Raquel is based at FLL, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is currently a flight attendant but recently has become very interested in changing roles and becoming a pilot! She says she talks with the pilots that she works with all the...

The 2019 LadiesLoveTaildraggers Natchitoches, Louisiana Fly-in Video! Wow, the title is a mouthful! Repeat after me, "Nack-a-tish", "Nack-a-tish", "Nack-a-tish", the correct Natchitoches pronunciation. If you're ever lucky enough to fly into KIER, Natchitoches Regional Airport, announce your pattern position on 122.8 "Nack-a-tish traffic ...

  Dianne Wieman & Judy at the Marion Fly-in/Cruise-in In follow up to my blog post 'True Story from LLT Fly-in', I figure one true story begs another. In fact, when it comes to everything I write about women pilots, it's real people and their personal stories...

Jodie Gawthrop is based at KUMP, Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport in Indianapolis, Indiana. [caption id="attachment_58766" align="aligncenter" width="575"] Jodi Gawthrop Flying Patches the Champ[/caption]   Jodi is a 19-year-old private pilot-turned-aircraft mechanic with an affinity for anything that flies. While she says she didn’t grow up in a flying family,...

Karina is based at IB9, Mansfield Municipal Airport in Mansfield, Massachusetts. She is a student pilot with a tailwheel endorsement. She began to learn about planes when she was 8 years old. After that, she would read and watch almost anything she could about WW2...

Kimberly is based at YSCN, Camden Airport in Camden, New South Wales, Australia. She says she is mostly a glider pilot these days. In fact, she is an L2 Gliding Instructor (CFI). But Kimberly flew taildraggers long before you needed an endorsement! She flew a...

Elizabeth is based at Kickapoo Downtown Airport in Wichita Falls, TX. (Wouldn't you love to say that airport name every time on final? It just makes me smile!) Elizabeth says, "The joy of flight came to me when I was almost fifty by way of...

Reaction: Some stories are worth telling and this one from our LLT fly-in, I believe, is worthy. Let's cut to the chase so you understand upfront that my reaction to the encounter was dumbfounded astonishment; my jaw dropped and I stared at her in amazement. Musing:...

Saturday, October 5, 2019: Lordy, ladies, how'd we do all that? ("That" being the mind-boggling amount of activities, fun and great food we crammed into our last day of the LadiesLoveTaildraggers Louisiana Fly-in.) Frankly, I have NO idea how we pulled it off. I do...