Aviatrissa – Russian Women Pilots – Moscow – 2004 Elizabeth Brock, Editor Welcome everyone to the 2nd issue of the Russian 99s Newsletter. Let me start out by thanking everyone who made the May trip to Moscow and St. Petersburg such a wonderful experience. The article about the trip from the July/August issue of our […]
History of the Women’s International, European and now World Championships By Frauke Elber, Editor of Hangar Soaring, newsletter of the Women Soaring Pilot Association (WSPA) Originally a verbal presentation at the National Soaring Museum in Elmira, New York The soaring movement was started by a flight-starved group of young people in Germany which after […]
Professional Pilot Leadership Initiative (PPLI) The Ninety-Nines developed a very special program to support and help members to reach their goals as professional pilots. The mentoring and leadership program started in 2004 and has graduated over 70 members. The program was the creative idea of Jenny Beatty, and she co-founded it with Laura Smith, a […]
Pilot, horsewoman, artist and teacher, designed bronze sculptures for Jacquline Cochran Airport in California and Highground Veteran’s Memorial Park in Wisconsin By Bobbi Roe Dorothy Swain Lewis, Woman Airforce Service Pilot WWII, created sculptures to honor fellow WASP. Her first sculpture, a full size WASP in training, is in the Wishing Well at Avenger Field […]
Authors: Mary Ann Turney and Ruth L. Sitler Several years ago, we met at an Aviation Conference and discovered that we had an interest in research about women in aviation. We were both teaching aviation in the university setting and had noticed some uniqueness about our women students. Among the thoughts that we shared […]
Through The Chicago Youth In Aviation Project, students from kindergarten to 12th grade spend a year discovering the wonder of flight
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Approximately twenty percent of the United States astronauts are women. In the history of the program only three women have been designated as pilot astronauts
With the Whirly Girls, you don’t have to look far to find a historical “who’s who” of women in aviation
Woman Pilot magazine, published since 1993 with a brief rest after 2001.