‘Pacific’ Gals

Amber Phillips is based at KSZT, Sandpoint Airport, Sandpoint, Idaho. I work at a little airport during the week as the Supply Chain Coordinator at Quest Aircraft and then work at various airports or a lake (on the Seaplane) on the weekends. Winter is wrenching on the planes on...

Marlena Cromwell is based at 6K5, Sisters Eagle Air Airport, Sisters, Oregon. I began building hours for my private pilot's license this summer as a part of my Senior Project, a requirement for high school graduation. So far, I have been doing lessons in a Cessna 140...

Betty Weidenhaft is based at 77S, Hobby Field Airport, Creswell, Oregon. Aircraft flown: C-152, C-172, C-400, C-501, PA 28R 201, C-140 I have always loved flying commercially, but never thought about becoming a private pilot. My husband began taking flying lessons in April 2014. He wanted me to learn...

Lana Tollas is based at KTTD, Portland-Troutdale Airport, Portland, Oregon. I'm the first in my family to fly airplanes. I started in high school and got very involved with a small flying club in North-Eastern Illinois. This was a very grassroots club, with a clubhouse, and a small...

Willa Young is based at KMYV Yuba County Airport, Marysville, California.  I have been a 99 since 1994. Flown my 1953 Bonanza for 22 years and still do. As of May 2016 we became proud owners of a completely re-built 1946 Champ named "Snoopy". I have 20 hours in...

Maureen Sherwood is based at KSBP, San Luis County Regional Airport, San Luis Obispo, California. [caption id="attachment_38424" align="aligncenter" width="570"] 1955 Cessna 180[/caption] I started taking flying lessons as a young wife of a Navy Pilot back in the early 1970s. My husband really wanted me to learn to fly...

Sarah Corbin is based at PAMR, Merrill Field, Anchorage, Alaska. [caption id="attachment_38397" align="aligncenter" width="570"] I LOVE Flying!![/caption] I am a new private pilot. I've started learning to fly a taildragger and am excited to keep building skills and learning. [caption id="attachment_38393" align="aligncenter" width="570"] A recent flight with a...

Leanne Powers is based at KEMT, El Monte Airport, El Monte, California. Longtime vintage airplane nut who grew up bumming rides from pilots at the local airport. Started my primary certificate in January 2015 in a tricycle-gear airplane, soloed in March of that year, and did my first...

Sara Williams is based at KSZT, Sandpoint Airport, Sandpoint, Idaho. [caption id="attachment_37662" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Sarah got her tailwheel endorsement this week in her favorite tailwheel airplane![/caption] I mostly fly floatplanes due to my job with Aerocet and I love it! However, I grew up in 170B's and have a soft...

Justine Harrison is based at KHND Henderson Executive Airport and KVGT North Las Vegas Airport, Nevada. I am helping build an experimental taildragger, an AirCam, and look forward to flying it to new places that were previously inaccessible in the planes I have flown until now. Grass strips,...