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Lara Gaerte is based at KGWB, De Kalb County Airport, Auburn, Indiana. [caption id="attachment_34160" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Lara Gaerte, J3 Cub[/caption] I've been a taildragger pilot (and a CFI) for nearly 20 years. I kept current in rented/borrowed aircraft for much of that time, although the tailwheel rentals in our...

It's time to announce the recipients of this year's LadiesLoveTaildraggers scholarships! We are awarding two: "Tailwheel Endorsement" Scholarship "Stick & Rudder Master Class" Scholarship . A total of 52 ladies applied. Our scholarship committee members have reviewed the entries, made their...

How does a young woman who loves to fly, and REALLY wants to fly a taildragger, come up with the bucks to pay for it? It can be tough and extra money to spend on flying lessons can be hard to come by. In this case...

Pilots are the most resourceful and coolest people I know. Believe it or not, some of them are even men! :)  (5 minutes published and I've already heard I'm "male-bashing". FYI men, 2 back-to-back posts about men on LadiesLoveTaildraggers.) "Resourceful?"  "Cool?"  Read on. I think you'll...

Rhonda Ellisor is based at Sandy Creek, an uncharted grass strip between Huntsville and Conroe, Texas, [caption id="attachment_34081" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Rhonda Ellisor & her C170[/caption] [caption id="attachment_34067" align="aligncenter" width="392"] Rhonda in Cessna 170[/caption] I became a private pilot on Dec. 31, 2016, learning in my very own 1954 Cessna...