‘Central’ Gals

Joan Garvey is based at Plattsmouth Municipal Airport, Plattsmouth, Nebraska. I have always want to fly for as long as I can remember. When other little girls fantasized about proms and weddings, I dreamed about flying. However, back in the 60's such things were not only not...

Bonnie Johnson is based at 3KS5, High Point Airport, Valley Center, Kansas. [caption id="attachment_23396" align="aligncenter" width="171"] With my 1946 Luscombe 8A named "Fairlady"[/caption] My engagement ring was a 1946 Luscombe 8A (N71718). After marrying my husband I learned to fly "Fairlady". I soloed her just before my 30th...

Joy Terral is based at KAWM, West Memphis Municipal Airport, West Memphis, Arkansas. After years of being a certified airport bum, the cookouts, cards and lunch just were not enough - the urge could no longer be denied: I had to fly. After traveling around the...

Patty Plantz is based at Blackhawk Airfield, Madison, Wisconsin. Patty & Jeff Plantz sent pictures of the project they just completed and it's a beauty. It's going to look beautiful on floats landing on the lakes across Wisconsin! From Patty:  "Well it has test flown...

Jessie Fisher, formerly from Crest Airpark, Kent, Washington has relocated and is based at  Bulverde Airpark in the San Antonio, Texas area. [caption id="attachment_21517" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Me in front of C140 right after I passed my check ride[/caption] With both parents small plane pilots, one could say that...

Kelly McClure is based at KICT, Wichita Mid-Continent Airport, Wichita, Kansas but still considers 5B6, Falmouth Airpark, Falmouth, Massachusetts her "home" field too. I am a born and raised taildragger girl, having gone by the airport immediately after being born to see my father's Staggerwing, even before...