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The Hobby of Flying is for Men & Women!

Flying is an incredible hobby… I think about the other things I do like fishing and golfing for example. While relaxing, they are ordinary in nature, I mean unless you are incredibly skilled at either, then it is more of a sport than a leisurely activity. 946 more words

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Words on Wednesdays: Today in Aviation

I might have been born in a hovel
but I am determined to travel with the wind and the stars.
— Jackie Cochran

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Ladies, Aviation Wants You!


Aviation is not all passenger jets or Blue Angels whizzing around in the sky, there’s a lot more to it than that. Laura Laster, Director of Flight Operations at LeTourneau University, helps young people find their path to becoming a pilot. 170 more words

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Celebrating Women in Aviation

By Jolanda Witvliet, ALPA National Membership Committee Chairman

Every spring, we celebrate the contributions of women throughout history. This year, ALPA continued this tradition, honoring Women’s History Month with a significant presence at the 26th annual Women in Aviation Conference. 324 more words

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Women Cannot Fly?

“…It is a disgrace for a woman to think that she can fly a high speed aircraft when she really has not the intelligence to scrub the floor of a hospital properly….” – Dr C.G Grey…

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Science Day

Again, life has gotten in the way of my writing, but trust me a LOT has been going on recently! But earlier this month I had an opportunity through my Women in Aviation chapter to volunteer to teach 5th and 6th graders about aviation for their school’s Science Day. 495 more words

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Kickass Women in History: Sophie Blanchard

Once a month I write a column for Smart Bitches, Trashy Books (smartbitchestrashybooks.com) called “Kickass Women in History”. This month, I wrote about Sophie Blanchard, balloonist.   91 more words

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