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After struggling financially for years, I'm sorry to report the "Pilot Shop" division of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Girls With Wings is closing. Founder and Executive Director Lynda Meeks reluctantly reported the news on her  website Friday, January 18, 2003; http://thegirlswithwingsblog.blogspot.com/. I hope you read Lynda's blog post so you can truly appreciate...

Lady Taildragger pilots, here's your chance to fly for a cause!  There's a new, non-profit organization based in the Midwest that has a very big mission. Flight 1 is an Indianapolis based organization that, through aviation, brings joy and confidence to children affected by serious illnesses. It's a...

Here's a link to a story about one of our lady taildragger pilots that is sure to inspire. Fighter pilot, Lt. Col. Jill Long learned to fly the civilian way, then went on to learn to fly "the Air Force way". A Jill ‘nugget of wisdom’; never...

Jeannie Phillips sent a few pictures and a "Happy New Year!" wish to everyone. Maybe it's just me but doesn't being based at a grass strip on Cape Cod sound oh so romantic to you? Our Cessna 140 and the hangar we keep it in ( the...

A very nice update from Tina Leatherwood of Paso Robles Airport, California. I enjoyed the holidays and for the second year invited a local swing dance group to use my hangar for their annual Christmas party which is a pot luck. Of course I got to...

2013 Lady Taildraggers & Friends Fly-In May 31 – June 2, 2013 Early arrivals Thursday, May 30 Southwest Tennessee, KSNH  Savannah-Hardin County Airport  ALL women pilots, tricycle or tailwheel, come and join us for a weekend of flying and fun! * Friday Flyout lunch to Valerie Thal-Slocum's 4000' grass strip * Friday night BBQ...