‘Pacific’ Gals

Kaitlyn Gallegos is based at KCRQ, McClellan-Palomar Airport, Carlsbad, California. [caption id="attachment_49116" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Student pilot and high school senior Kaitlyn Gallegos[/caption] I am a huge AvGeek! I have been flying since I was 14 years old and can't get enough of it! I took Private Pilot Ground School...

Gillian Morse is based at KSBA, Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, Santa Barbara, California. I am an engineer living in Santa Barbara, CA. Originally from Chicago, I went to Purdue University where I earned a private pilot license and a BS in aeronautical engineering. After college I lived in...

Kristen Brown is based at KUAO, Aurora State Airport, Aurora, Oregon. I am a long time lurker and hang out on the (LadiesLoveTaildraggers) Facebook side. Always loved flying but only in the last few years have had a chance to pursue it. [caption id="attachment_48940" align="aligncenter" width="570"] I own a 1947...

Christi Masi is based at KBFI, Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington. I fly a Murphy Rebel Elite built by my husband. The plane’s first flight was in 2000 and it's taken me this long to finally tackle the challenge. I started flying in 2016 with a club. I changed...

Lynn Harbinson is based at KPSC, Tri-Cities Airport, Pasco, Washington. I am a wife, a mother, a veterinarian and I love to fly. Ratings: ASEL, Instrument, AGI. Working on commercial with goal of CFI. Aircraft flown: C172, C182, Piper Arrow, Beechcraft Bonanza, Piper Cub, Citabria 7ECA Thoughts on taildragging: I love...

Marilynn Laird is based at W55, Kenmore Air Harbor, Seattle, Washington. [caption id="attachment_48736" align="aligncenter" width="497"] Taxing out to fly Model 75 Stearman restored to represent Park's Air College, now Southern Illinois University. Photo was taken at the Stearman Fly In at Cottage Grove Oregon that I hosted...

[caption id="attachment_48374" align="alignleft" width="300"] A 9 foot bronze statue of Hollywood legend, actor John Wayne at the arrival terminal, John Wayne Airport (far removed from G.A.). Photo: Christine Cotter, The Orange County Register[/caption] Ann Beeghly was most recently based at KDGL, Douglas Municipal Airport, Arizona and is...

Kim Peterson is based at KSZT, Sandpoint Airport, Sandpoint, Idaho. I am a young 62 year old that has decided to get my pilots license and learn to fly to backcountry strips. We now have a 1993 PA-18-180 Super Cub and after I pass my test, are thinking about...

Shokoufeh Mirzaei is based at KVNY, Van Nuys Airport, Van Nuys, California. [caption id="attachment_48308" align="aligncenter" width="570"] First solo, Van Nuys Airport[/caption] I am a student pilot based at KNVY, 40 hours into my training. Next month going for my check-ride hopefully. Would love to get my taildragger endorsement and get into...