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Terri Cole is based at TE72, Taylor Field Airport, Bivins, Texas. [caption id="attachment_46021" align="aligncenter" width="240"] Terri & Larry Cole[/caption] I'm not sure if I can make this short and sweet, so why try. Back story - In August 2006 I asked a coworker/friend, in a jokingly manner, if...

Anne Wright is based at KARB, Ann Arbor Municipal Airport, Ann Arbor, Michigan. [caption id="attachment_46012" align="aligncenter" width="570"] On a tour with the Michigan Stearman Club[/caption] I had been a member of a flying club with some beautiful, well-kept Archers, and enjoyed flying them. Until I met a J3 Cub at...

Jonathan Apfelbaum is based at KEIK, Erie Municipal Airport, Erie, Colorado. This is Jonathan's Love Story. [caption id="attachment_45974" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Jonathan & Julia Apfelbaum[/caption] How I met Julia is my "favorite story." I'd moved back to Colorado a few months before, was working in the emergency department one evening and...

Lady Taildragger pilot Mary Latimer is based at F05, Wilbarger County Airport, Vernon, Texas. This is Mary's love story. [caption id="attachment_45962" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Lawrence and our student, Kimberly Jackson up front. I’m in back with Kim’s daughter, Sierra!![/caption] It was early spring of 1970. I went with my...

Bill Finney is based at KMIE, Delaware County Regional Airport, Muncie, Indiana. Question: "Are you a lady taildragger pilot?" Answer: "Heck no, I'm a man!" [caption id="attachment_45938" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Bill & Debby Finney[/caption] After Debby and I went on our first date, when she got back to her dorm,...

Lady Taildragger pilot Juliet Lindrooth is based at KDYL, Doylestown Airport, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. [caption id="attachment_45928" align="aligncenter" width="427"] Juliet and Steve Lindrooth, us on our way to Tel Aviv in 2016.[/caption] I was fairly new to my job at American Airlines and so I had not yet officially moved across the country...

Lady Taildragger pilot Kristen Brown is based at KUAO, Aurora State Airport, Aurora, Oregon. This is Kristen's Love Story - with a very sweet ending. [caption id="attachment_45901" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Kristen's '47 Luscombe 8A[/caption] I have loved aviation since I was a little kid. Not the easiest thing when...