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What Women In Corporate Aviation Means to Me

What Women In Corporate Aviation Means to Me

Women In Corporate Aviation scholarship allowed me to complete my CFI and multi engine ratings, and get hired as a flight instructor

Major Nicole Malachowski and Major Samantha Weeks

Woman Pilots in the Tunderbirds

Getting There From Here: How To Earn Your Pilot Wings

Getting There From Here: How To Earn Your Pilot Wings

By Gina M. West Have you always been interested in flying? Have you ever promised yourself that one day you would be the person sitting at the controls of an aircraft? If so, now may be the time to start pursuing your dream. A strong economy, coupled with reports of an impending airline pilot shortage, […]

Against Prevailing Winds – The Remarkable Life of Beryl Markham

West with the Night, the autobiography that introduced me to the extraordinary woman, Beryl Markham, chronicles her Kenyan childhood and her historic, solo flight across the Atlantic from east to west

Chicago School Kids Learn the Language of Aviation

Chicago School Kids Learn the Language of Aviation

Through The Chicago Youth In Aviation Project, students from kindergarten to 12th grade spend a year discovering the wonder of flight

Measuring and Calculating Air Speed

Measuring and Calculating Air Speed

Knowing how fast an aircraft is traveling is just as important, if not more so, than knowing how fast a car is moving but, it is just is a bit more complex