Marla Simon Boone (Ohio)

Marla Simon Boone flies a Waco (and more) and is based at Troy Skypark Airport (37I), Troy, Ohio.

I enjoy flying anything, but especially love my straightwing WACO.  I also fly a tailwheel Colt and a Pacer.  I am a CFII and hold SEL, SES, MEL ratings as well as advanced and instrument ground instructor ratings. I also am an A&P mechanic.  I enjoy restoring antique aircraft.

  • Susan
    Posted at 07:31h, 31 July Reply


    Glad to hear you are going to be another Lady Waco Pilot! We are few and far between and we need more!!

    Post some pictures of you baby!! Would love to see how the progress is going!!

    1930 Waco RNF

  • Linda Melhoff
    Posted at 23:56h, 30 July Reply

    You have been an inspiration to me Marla. I met you at the Amerian WACO Club reunion in 2009. I am helping my husband, Richard, restore an ATO Taperwing and when I told you I want very much to fly it, you assured me that I can do it. She will have her maiden flight in early August and I feel like a mother about to give birth. Thanks for the tip on cushions. It will be a while before I get some flight time in the WACO but I do believe I will do it some day.

  • Susan
    Posted at 06:36h, 06 May Reply

    Hey Marla! You made it to LLT! Welcome to the group!! Love the photo! You’ll have a great time here … and at the fly-in! A great group of ladies we have here!!


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