Aeronca Champ Tag

Charleen Beam is based at E45, Pine Mountain Lake Airport, Groveland, California. [caption id="attachment_36493" align="aligncenter" width="474"] Charleen Beam/Aeronca Champ[/caption] I currently fly a 1946 Aeronca Champ. I got my first ride in a J-3 Cub when I had about 10 hours of lessons and was completely hooked. Immediately after...

Lisa Leng is based at C77, Poplar Grove Airport, Poplar Grove, Illinois. [caption id="attachment_36341" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Jack Brown's Seaplanes[/caption] I am currently flying a J3 Cub. I have also flown a Champ. I got my seaplane rating in a J3 Cub at Jack Browns in Florida. My...

Taildragger 101  No skis? Fly anyway! by Dan Wilkins  This works for me. Maybe it will work for you.   The day was perfect for flying.  The only trouble was the field was covered with 2-3 inches of fresh snow. I knew the grass field was in good shape...

Bailey Billen is based at KMEM, Memphis International Airport, Memphis, Tennessee. I live in Memphis, TN and have been flying and skydiving since age 15. I fly the CRJ900 for Endeavor Air (Delta Connection) out of JFK. I got my tailwheel endorsement and solo in 2009 in a...

Jennifer Wenk is based at KMRH, Michael J. Smith Field, Beaufort, North Carolina. [caption id="attachment_35448" align="aligncenter" width="570"] "Me and my bird taken with her new paint job!" Jennifer Wenk, August 2015[/caption] Not only is the Champ's new paint job beautiful, Jennifer looks pretty awesome in her LadiesLoveTaildraggers tshirt too! Jennifer's pilot...

Jill Manka is based at KGIF, Winter Haven's Gilbert Airport, Winter Haven, Florida. Greetings All! My name is Jill Manka. Before 2006, I thought the only use for an airplane was to take me from one meeting to another. Most of my life was spent in airports and...

Hot off the AVWeb press is lady taildragger pilot Elaine Kauh and co-presenter Paul Bertorelli comparing two great old taildraggers, the Aeronca Champ and the classic Piper J-3 Cub. It's chocked full of nice flying video and commentary on the differences in how they fly....

I was happy to hear from one of our UK ladies this week. You may remember Nic Orchard who is based at Maypole (EGHB) United Kingdom and flies her much loved '46 7BC Champ. This is the same Nic who temporarily outfitted herself with a...