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Final Flight, Final Fight

Erin Miller's book "Final Flight, Final Fight" is a chronological account of the author's journey to enshrine the memory and history of the WASP in stone — both literally and metaphorically — in a legally binding manner. The fight begins when Erin's grandmother's...

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Curtiss-Wright Aeronautical Engineering Cadettes

The story of the Curtiss Wright Cadettes is a riveting, yet unacclaimed piece of World War II history. In Flying Into Yesterday: My Search for the Curtiss-Wright Aeronautical Engineering Cadettes, the author seeks to rectify that omission by recounting the lives of...

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The Ninety-Nines in Sweetwater

WASP stands for the Women Airforce Service Pilots — this was a group of women who flew in varying capacities during World War II. The Ninety-Nines is an international organization of women pilots originally formed during the early 1900s. Appropriately, the group was...

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My New Life As A Corporate Pilot!

So, what is a corporate pilot?  Google definition:  Corporate pilots (sometimes colloquially referred to as "private pilots") are pilots who fly for a living but who do not work for a large airline. In some cases, they work for corporations that have purchased private...

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Lori and GIFT

This post was written by Lori, a student pilot currently undergoing flight training for a private pilot license. To learn more about the camp Lori attended, Girls In Flight Training - visit the website. You can also find GIFT on Facebook, along with recent activities,...

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A Career in the Aviation Industry: 5 Things to Consider

This article was written by Marissa Davis.  Marissa works with X-naut, a company that designs effective air cooling cases for iPads to prevent them from overheating.   Like many children, the younger version of you dreamt of flying alongside your favorite...

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The Air Force changes hair standards…

About two months ago, a change was implemented by the Air Force which allows for women to wear their hair at roughly shoulder length while in uniform. Diversity and inclusion are cited by the AF as one determining factor for adjusting the uniform standards. February...

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Major Advancements in Aviation

Major Advancements in Aviation by Eleanor Brunsman Aviation has come a long way. With humble beginnings in a bicycle shop in Dayton, Ohio, the leaps and bounds are nothing less than remarkable. Aircraft such as the Model XI inspired a record-setting culture and led to...

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