Brooke Parsons (Ohio)

Student pilot Brooke Parsons is based at (5D6) Parsons Airport, Carrollton, Ohio.

I live on a family airport. My dad, uncle, and grandfather all own airplanes. I have been flying since I was 2 weeks old. Last year when I was 14 I started to take more and more interest in flying so my dad got me started with a few books. My trainers are my dad, and grandpa Lee Parsons. He was so excited for me to start that he ordered me cushions because I can’t quite reach the pedals of the Cessna 140 yet. My total hours of flying so far are about 6. The 140 is currently out of service but my dad and I work on it as much as possible. Every year at the Waco Fly-in I am so amazed at the beauty of flying. It is such a wonderful thing. When I am up in the sky with the sun setting, I feel like nothing is impossible. I look forward each year to going to the Waco Fly-in and it is my dream to fly a Waco by myself in there someday. For all of those out there who have a fear of flying I say try it, you will NOT regret it!

We have a 1934 Waco YKC and a 1946 Cessna 140. I will soon be soloing in the Cessna 140 and hope to fly the Waco someday all over the world =)

Brooke Parsons

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6 Comments
  • Posted at 09:10h, 04 March Reply

    Hi Brooke,

    I’ve flown into 5D6 for the last 30 or so years. My parent’s farm is 3 miles from you. You’ve probably seen my 180 tied down there a bunch. How’s your granddad doing? Will he let you fly that beautiful 170 of his? Not to mention his gorgeous Waco.

    Cate N180PK

  • Brooke Parsons
    Posted at 18:26h, 02 March Reply

    Hey your a guy what are you doing on here? or are you really a lady on the inside? hahaha just kidding! We are getting ready to work on the 140 this weekend actually…I’m really excited! Tell Carly I said hello… I’ll be missing her this year at the Waco Fly-in….

  • Scott Johansson
    Posted at 12:00h, 26 February Reply

    Way to go Brooke! Keep up the flying lessons, you are lucky to have the best instructors at your home field. Keep your dad working on the 140…..he needs something to do….lol

  • Brooke Parsons
    Posted at 11:29h, 22 February Reply

    Dear Miss Susan,
    Thank you so much for introducing me to this wonderful website! It is nice and encouraging to see women all over the country love to fly. I will definatly take you up on your offer to take a spin in the RNF!!!
    Thanks again,
    Brooke

  • jill sprockett
    Posted at 16:11h, 18 February Reply

    hi brooke nice to that you are very near by 62d we have a great grass strip also very wide. come fly and visit.

  • Susan
    Posted at 19:57h, 14 February Reply

    Yea Brooke!!! Welcome to the gang!!! Soooo glad to see you here and soooo excited for you to get that 140 solo’d! We all sure hope to see you at the LLT fly-in this year in the 140!!!!

    I’m so excited for you I can’t hardly stand it! Keep working at that flying!!! We’ll have to go for a spin around the patch in the RNF!!!

    Heaps of hugs,
    Susan

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