‘Pacific’ Gals

Jacquie Warda is based at Danville, California and flies an Extra 300. When most people turn 50, they figure it’s time to relax and settle into neutral while coasting toward retirement. Not Jacquie Warda! When she turned 50, she launched her solo aerobatic career with her...

Heather Zulkanycz is based PAFA, Fairbanks International Airport, Fairbanks, Alaska. [caption id="attachment_19855" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Heather Zulkanycz with 1948 Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser[/caption] I am a CFI commercial ASEL, AMEL and love taildraggers and floats. There is nothing better then flying taildraggers on floats here in Alaska! [caption id="attachment_19858" align="aligncenter"...

Masie Veal is based at KRBL, Red Bluff Municipal Airport (her back yard), Red Bluff, California. [caption id="attachment_18872" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Masie Veal[/caption] "I am 16 years old and love our J-3 Cub. I soloed on my birthday and want to go on to get my commercial pilots license....

Rowena Mason is based at Santa Paula Airport (KSZP), Santa Paula, California. Rowena just keeps checking them off her "must fly" list! Fun news from Olmsted Aviation, Santa Paula, California, March 12, 2012. "Congratulations to Rowena Mason on her successful completion of our S1 Checkout, which concluded...

Tammy Farrell is based at PASX, Soldotna Airport, Soldotna, Alaska. [caption id="attachment_17503" align="aligncenter" width="425"] N2930D, Cessna 170. I flew "Blacky" C170 from Hayward, CA to Frederick, Maryland solo to go to my sister's wedding.  My first stop was Laramie WY.  Had 10 more gallons of fuel, but I had to...

Judy Phelps is based at KSZP, Santa Paula Airport, Santa Paula, California. [caption id="attachment_17292" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Judy Phelps flying her Pitts S-2B[/caption] I am the co-owner of CP Aviation, a flight school located in Santa Paula California. I am a CFII and specialize in Tailwheel and Emergency Maneuver...

Andrea Eldridge is based at KCNO, Chino Airport, Chino, California. [caption id="attachment_16867" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Twice the Luscombe Fun![/caption] FAA Designated Pilot Examiner.  Assistant Editor Warbird Digest magazine.  Former Trans World Airline pilot. [caption id="attachment_16868" align="aligncenter" width="425"] From Planes of Fame Air Museum. Andrea getting ready to take off in her...

Debra Plymate is based at 7S5, Independence State Airport, Independence, Oregon. Nothing like being in a Funk! [caption id="attachment_16507" align="aligncenter" width="318"] Debra Plymate & Funk [/caption] You wouldn't know by its looks, but the Funk is a very aerodynamic ship. Twin brothers Joe and Howard Funk designed it in the...

Becky Breckenridge is based at Lenhardt Airpark, 7S9, Hubbard, Oregon. [caption id="attachment_16263" align="aligncenter" width="317"] From "Kitplanes Magazine" in which they miss printed my name as "Bonnie"[/caption] I am building a Christavia MK-1 (taildragger). I have been flying since 2002 and have flown as far north as Port Hardy, Vancouver...

Sue Kruger is based at Twin Oaks Airport, Hillsboro, Oregon. [caption id="attachment_16008" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Sue Kruger[/caption] I orginally learned to fly 20 years ago in tricycle gear planes. I quit flying for a number of years but could not get flying out of my head. So I...