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Beth Ellis is based at 2B6, Hollister Field Airport, Wilmington, Ohio. I am a student pilot--so very close to getting my PPL! I started flying in a J3 Cub but transitioned to a C150 to work on my private. My husband got me started by buying a gift...

Debi Katzen Dreyfuss lives in Potomac, Maryland. [caption id="attachment_17903" align="aligncenter" width="425"] 2011 Air Race Classic Photo[/caption] "Wow, I had no idea (lady taildragger pilots) were so hard to find.  In 1989 I learned how to fly in a Piper Cub.  I bought a Cessna 150 "Texas taildragger"...

Patsy Meridith is based at 0A9, Elizabethton Municipal Airport, Elizabethton, Tennessee. [caption id="attachment_18028" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Patsy Meridith[/caption] I've fallen in love w/ flying!!  I'm 62 and got my private in 2009, my instrument rating in 2010, my commercial in 2011 and my taildragger endorsement just a few weeks ago.  My...

Carolyn Ridley is based at KCJR, Culpeper Regional Airport, Culpeper, Virginia. [caption id="attachment_17852" align="aligncenter" width="317"] Carolyn Ridley Flying on skis at Oshkosh. Weird to see the grounds white and so silent without the the crowds.[/caption] I am a CFII MEI and ATP pilot and of course teach in my...

Martine Hammonds is based at 6P3, Waunakee Airport, Waunakee, Wisconsin. [caption id="attachment_17547" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Martine Hammonds[/caption] My husband and I own a Cessna 140 that we fly out of our backyard, just north of Madison, Wisconsin. I've been inactive fore quite some time and want to get back into...

Tammy Farrell is based at PASX, Soldotna Airport, Soldotna, Alaska. [caption id="attachment_17503" align="aligncenter" width="425"] N2930D, Cessna 170. I flew "Blacky" C170 from Hayward, CA to Frederick, Maryland solo to go to my sister's wedding.  My first stop was Laramie WY.  Had 10 more gallons of fuel, but I had to...

Valerie Thal-Slocum is based at 4TN3, Hawks Nest Airport, Moscow, Tennessee. [caption id="attachment_17442" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Valerie and her 1954 Cessna 195[/caption] I am an MD 11 Captain for FedEx. I grew up flying taildraggers,  Beech 18's, DC-3's, and I own a Cessna 195. My husband, Jim is also...

Judy Phelps is based at KSZP, Santa Paula Airport, Santa Paula, California. [caption id="attachment_17292" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Judy Phelps flying her Pitts S-2B[/caption] I am the co-owner of CP Aviation, a flight school located in Santa Paula California. I am a CFII and specialize in Tailwheel and Emergency Maneuver...

Janet Piper is based at Sumner County Regional Airport, Gallatin, Tennessee. [caption id="attachment_17199" align="aligncenter" width="425"] NC33453 on final at M54 (Lebanon, TN)[/caption] I am a pilot in training.  Working on my license in my 1967 Cessna 150, but looking forward to my taildragger endorsement so I can fly...

Jacki Van Valkenburg-Lapp is based at N85, Alexandria Airport, Pittstown, New Jersey. [caption id="attachment_17155" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Jacki & PA-20 Pacer[/caption] I received my private pilot's license in 1987 in a Cessna 152. A year later I married a corporate pilot who had recently purchased a 1950 Piper Pacer. What...