‘Pacific’ Gals

Giacinta Bradley Koontz (Bakersfield Meadows, California) [caption id="attachment_47369" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Photo: Commemorative Air Mail flight from San Diego to Seattle[/caption] I've been an aviation historian and author for over 20 years and am a close friend of Miriam Orr Seymour who authored the "Around the Rim Flight"....

Hannah Smith is based at KCOE, Coeur d'Alene Airport - Pappy Boyington Field, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Hi! I hail from northern Idaho, where I got my PPL in the spring of 2017. I followed up with a tailwheel endorsement. Since then, I have been slowly working towards...

Annelie J Hubinette is based at KWHP, Whiteman Airport, Los Angeles, California. [caption id="attachment_47209" align="aligncenter" width="431"] School Bus Driving, homeschooling, part-time aviation student at Glendale Community College, CA, and pro per lawyer.[/caption] I obtained my PPL through much endurance and support from many people and organizations who...

Sarah Moore is based at 4S2, Ken Jernstedt Airfield, Hood River, Oregon. I am a graphic designer by trade but an adventurer at heart. I hike as often as I can and plan vacations around remote adventures. After 10 years of sitting behind a computer I had a...

Jamie Klaes is based at PABT, Bettles Airport, Bettles, Alaska. Jamie is also the recipient of the 2017 LadiesLoveTaildraggers scholarship 'Stick & Rudder Master Class' by Brian Lansburgh, Oregon. Born and raised in Alaska I was thrown into a bush plane before I can remember. I fly seasonally in...

Catheline Leoni is based at Portland-Hillsboro Airport, Portland, Oregon. Hello, my name is Catheline and I am 30 years old. I come from France. Based in Oregon to pursue my career as an airline pilot, I have always tried to shape my destiny in accordance with my passions....

Christine Malcomson-Young is based at KHWD, Hayward Executive Airport, Hayward, California. [caption id="attachment_46711" align="aligncenter" width="431"] Peppermint Patty, our 1950 Cessna 140-A[/caption] Hi! I am a professional pilot flying for a major US airline. I learned to fly in the 90's, flight instructed, and have flown for a regional, national,...

Kristina Hamm is based at KSNA, John Wayne-Orange County Airport, Santa Ana, California. Ratings: PPL Aircraft flown: C152 C172 C182 Super Decathlon Pitts Cub Extra 300 Dream Taildragger: Cessna 195 Thoughts on taildragging: They are nimble, sprite, beautiful and some possess so much history. They also require an even greater amount of skill, which makes flying them more rewarding...

Johanna Harris is based at KOLM, Olympia Regional Airport, Olympia, Washington. What a cool group! I am currently finishing up my Instrument Rating, which will be followed by a Commercial ticket soon after! I can't wait to accomplish those goals. Working at a flight school/FBO has helped me meet...