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Tara Hackler is based at 6K5, Sisters Airport, Sisters, Oregon and currently flies a C172. If that's not enough good news, she also has applied for our "Ladies Tailwheel Endorsement Scholarship" and is hoping to add "taildraggin" to her list of accomplishments very soon! It just...

Mary Porter is based at KLGD, La Grande/Union County Airport, La Grande, Oregon. I am a veteran, served in the Army active duty with two tours to Iraq as a Brigade Surgeon. I still serve in the National Guard and am a family medicine physician. I just married...

Andrea Parker is based at 1W1 Grove Field Airport, Camas, Washington and flies for Alaska Airlines. I started flying on my fifteenth birthday after my parents gave me a gift certificate for a few lessons to see if my constant talk of airplanes was “just a phase.”...

Nicole Bringolf is based at KRTS, Reno/Stead Airport, Reno, Nevada. I used to own the Aerobatic Company and Flight School, Inc. until divorced but I continue to fly the school's Decathlon and other aircraft so I can work on my instrument. After my instrument, my main goal is to...

Karen Kalishek is based at KGRB, Austin Straubel International Airport, Green Bay, Wisconsin. [caption id="attachment_29530" align="aligncenter" width="458"] This is my aircraft on the day of purchase - when she took ownership of me.[/caption] I began flying at the mid-century mark, got bitten by the aviation bug and have...

Lucia Galgano is based at KCMA, Camarillo Airport, Camarillo, California. Even though I own a Bonanza, my favorite airplane is a Citabria. Nothing like the visibility of the high wing tandem Citabria. Currently, I am a new CFI who is transitioning to the back seat -- what a...