‘Pacific’ Gals

Barbara Kirmsse us based at KRIR, Flabob Airport, Riverside, California. [caption id="attachment_15645" align="aligncenter" width="425"] My Friend The Champ[/caption] I am Barbara Kirmsse, 67 years young, live in Alta Loma, CA and learning to fly a tail dragger.  Having never flown before it is a huge challenge to say...

Welcome to Victoria Yeager who is based at KCOO, Nevada County Air Park, Grass Valley, California. [caption id="attachment_15612" align="aligncenter" width="425"] General Eichhorn, General Yeager, Victoria Yeager after Gen Yeager flew F-16 at Edwards AFB[/caption] Victoria recently registered on Ladies Love Taildraggers and happens to be married to General...

Melissa is based at French Valley Airport (F70), Murrieta/Temecula, California. I happily learned to fly in a 1953 Cessna 170B.  I soloed and took my private in the 170 and more recently I've been flying a Cessna 140A. I enjoy barnstorming around Southern California's Anza Borrego desert. Thanks, Melissa...

Carolyn Thorne is based at S43, Harvey Field Airport and KAWO, Arlington Municipal Airport, Arlington, Washington. [caption id="attachment_15113" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Tardis in Talkeetna[/caption] I'm in Washington getting tailwheel training and a float rating. [caption id="attachment_15116" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Ready for winter[/caption] Own a PA-18 stored in Wasilla for the winter.. can't wait...

Teri Branstitre is based at KVUO, Pearson Field Airport,Vancouver, Washington. [caption id="attachment_14696" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Piper J5 [/caption] I'm a student pilot initially learning in a 1941 Piper J5 Cub.  I loved flying the slow taildragger and plan to go back to it as soon as I have access...

Linda Buroker-Melhoff is based at 7S9, Lenhardt's Air Haven, Hubbard, Oregon. [caption id="attachment_14619" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Linda Buroker-Melhoff[/caption] I was taught to fly in 1975 in a J-3 Cub with my mother as CFI. I was a young mother and there were many spaces between flights. I'm still...

Casey Erickson is based at Redlands Municipal Airport (KREI), Redlands, California. [caption id="attachment_13643" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Casey Erickson & her Wolfpitts highly modified S1-S[/caption] I'm Casey Erickson, by weekday a boring cargo pilot, but on the weekends when I get too play, My Pitts Special S1-S (Wolfpitts 360 deg...

Colleen M Keller is based at KSEE, Gillespie Field Airport, San Diego/El Cajon. [caption id="attachment_13460" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Colleen Keller at Reno[/caption] I got my private pilot's license in 1992 after several flights in Navy jets as a civilian analyst convinced me that I wanted to be a pilot. While I...

Kim Huntington is based at KSMX, Santa Maria Public Airport/Capt G Allan Hancock Field, Santa Maria, California. My Champ! I have been flying taildraggers for over 30 years and other than float planes, they are just too much fun not to fly them. My husband and I converted...

Kalin Kellie is based at AK28, Chena Marina Airport, Fairbanks, Alaska. [caption id="attachment_12758" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Kalin Kellie & her '46 Champ[/caption] I fly a 1946 7AC Aeronca Champ that was converted to a 7CCM. It has a Lycoming O-235 engine (115 hrse). It was my first airplane...