Laura Easton (Massachusetts)

Laura Easton is based at KASH, Boire Field Airport, Nashua, New Hampshire and lives in Massachusetts.

My dad as my first passenger, looking very excited

My dad as my first passenger, looking very excited

Hi! My name’s Laura and I’m 20 years old, studying Information Systems at McGill University, and I love Taildraggers! I have been flying with my dad since I was young but only became seriously interested in flying when I saw my first SuperCub. After my first flight in a Cub with the doors open, cruising over Hampton Beach at just a few thousand feet, I knew taildraggers were for me. A few calls later, I began flying lessons in a yellow Champ in a small grass field. A few months later, my family invested in a beautiful Citabria in which I continued to train. I am so happy to say that I got my private pilots license and tailwheel endorsement on August 25th of this year!

When I passed my test. (instructor on left, evaluater on right)

When I passed my test. (instructor on left, evaluater on right)

Flying is empowering because I know that I am in complete control, how the airplane flies is a direct result of my actions. Getting my license has been a huge confidence builder and I hope to encourage other women to take flight!

I have motivated my brother and father to get their tailwheel endorsements! 🙂 Before flying, I was a synchronized ice skater of seven years. I also love hiking, rollerblading, kiteboarding, and exploring.

Laura Easton

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