‘Central’ Gals

Katie Shields is currently based at KDWF, David Hooks Memorial Airport, Houston, TX and is a flight instructor. I started flying a Citabria recently and love it! Just did my first aerobatic flight in a Decathlon! Ratings: CSEL, CMEL, CFI, CFII, MEI Aircraft flown: C152, C172, PA44, 7ECA,...

Laura Doornbos is based at KBMI, Central Illinois Regional Airport, Bloomington, Illinois. I flew in my first taildragger at 10 days old, thanks to my mom and dad who were both pilots and owned a Cessna 170 (straight model). As a kid our family trips and vacations revolved around...

Maggie Ulrich is based at KOEO, Simenstad Municipal Airport, Osceola, Wisconsin. I grew up in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia and decided I wanted to learn to fly after I graduated High School. I moved to Michigan and got my Airframe and Powerplant, then moved to Wisconsin to...

Pat Hockett is based at 51K, Cedar Air Park, Olathe, Kansas. [caption id="attachment_48796" align="aligncenter" width="570"] J-3 N33526[/caption] I soloed in 1971 and am a flight instructor. I flew banners for several years, own and manage a privately owned public use airport (51K), have manufactured aircraft parts and assist in...

Peggy Tucker is based at a private airstrip, 68LS, Myrtle Grove Airport, Waterproof, Louisiana across the levee of the Mississippi River. [caption id="attachment_48684" align="aligncenter" width="570"] The day I got my tailwheel endorsement in 2010 or 2011.[/caption] I am married to pilot hubby Doc Charles Tucker and we enjoy aviation together. I've...

Rachel Scarbrough is based at KAUS, Austin-Bergstrom Airport, Austin, Texas. I am a director of a competitive gymnastics team in Austin, TX. I have been coaching for over 10 years, and was a gymnast myself. I competed for the USA at the World Championships in 2001, and also qualified...

Lisa Mannina is based at KNEW, Lakefront Airport, New Orleans, Louisiana. I am an Observer Pilot and patrol pipeline in a Citabria. I have flown it here and there, but would love to get my endorsement so I can fly by myself! Ratings: I have my PPL, Instrument, and currently...

Jordan Cantrell is based at KBNA, Nashville International Airport, Nashville, Tennessee. Pre-med, racer in the Air Race Classic for the second year this summer, MTSU graduate, run the oldest bar in TN with my father, own a few Airbnb’s in Nashville, started my own flight company a few years...