Tag Archives: Women in Aviation International

Wisconsin Welcomes “Above the Clouds” – An Organization Devoted to Inspiring Underserved Young People Through the Wonder of Flight

by Meredith Alt WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue A line of volunteers holding signs and ringing cowbells cheered the newest arriving teenager at the entrance to Morey Field in Middleton, Wisconsin, on July … Continue reading

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Boeing Plaza Hosts WomenVenture

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Now in its twelfth year, WomenVenture, a week-long social and networking event for women during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, attracts hundreds of women who are part of the aviation community and enjoy getting … Continue reading

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Past, Present & Future: Opportunities For Women Aviators of All Ages

by Kristine Reigel Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Since the earliest days of aviation, women have been involved. From the first female mechanic in 1902, to the Women Airforce Service Pilots(WASP) of World War II, the first … Continue reading

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Women In Aviation International At Sun ‘n Fun 2019

by Nancy Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue I had the opportunity to renew an acquaintance of mine at Sun ‘n Fun 2019, when I saw Dr. Peggy Chabrian, President and CEO of Women In Aviation International … Continue reading

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Trends Show Increased Numbers of Women Entering Careers In Aviation Maintenance

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue According to the FAA’s Aeronautical Center, the estimate of certificated aviation mechanics on record is 292,002 as of December 31st, 2018. Women represent only 2.44% of these certificate holders for a grand … Continue reading

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Girls In Aviation Day Set For 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Women in Aviation International (WAI) held its annual “Girls in Aviation Day,” September 24, 2016, which included 71 events worldwide. WAI chapters and corporate sponsors hosted 68 WAI events (15 of them held … Continue reading

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Girls In Aviation Day Set For 2017

Women in Aviation International (WAI) held its annual “Girls in Aviation Day,” September 24, 2016, which included 71 events worldwide. WAI chapters and corporate sponsors hosted 68 WAI events (15 of them held by collegiate sponsors), with 17 events held … Continue reading

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