#FUNDAFLYGIRL Update!

#FUNDAFLYGIRL Update!

Yesterday I put out an unedited/unfiltered video on social media showing how emotional these last two days of the campaign have been for me.  My nose was red, my mascara was non-existent and my lipstick was all over my tissue instead of my mouth.  The outpouring of...

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What Is #FUNDAFLYGIRL?

What Is #FUNDAFLYGIRL?

Let's Do This... The next two weeks all of my efforts will be geared toward running a successful flyGIRL fundraising campaign for which I am super excited!  The goal is to raise $2,500 in order to help a female with her dreams of becoming a pilot! For me personally,...

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Flight Training Scholarship Guide

Flight Training Scholarship Guide

By C/Maj. Christopher Franklin, OHB So you have decided you want to be a pilot, but you just realized how expensive it is - you have come to the right place. Introduction: The premise of this document is that there are many Part 61 flight training scholarships out...

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How Can Volunteering Feed Your Aviation Love?

It can’t be true, can it?  Is it really possible to combine an expensive hobby, such as aviation, with (the unselfish act of) volunteering? Yes! You can get your aviation fix for a fraction of the cost!  Free, actually. Cha-Ching. Flying=🔥$🔥$ Does the following...

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Harriet Quimby

Harriet Quimby

Harriet Quimby by Haley Guerin On May 11th, 1875, a girl with a restless desire for adventure and equality was born in an unknown location in Michigan. During an era plagued by traditional ideologies and essentially no opportunities for women to express themselves,...

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Multi-engine/Multi-faceted Introspection

Multi-engine/Multi-faceted Introspection

Currently seated on a Delta flight on my way home after 20 days of flight training in Pensacola, I’m savoring a cocktail in celebration of my newest rating.  If there are typos, apologies (I deserve this!). Because of the rigorous studying and training over the past...

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Diva Flight!

Diva Flight!

Sounds fun, doesn’t it?  Maybe that depends on your idea of fun…The word “diva” may conjure up a negative image initially.  Initially, the image of a bitchy woman comes into my head.  I put Google to use to provide me with the official definition.  There are actually...

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Coming Soon: Scholarship Time!

Coming Soon: Scholarship Time!

There were 228 applicants this year for the flyGIRL scholarship!  This time I’ve recruited a scholarship review team.  It’s very exciting!  Last year the scholarship was only offered through Sporty’s Academy and it was since decided to open it up nationwide through...

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The first Chinese female flyGIRL, Katherine Sui Fun Cheung

The first Chinese female flyGIRL, Katherine Sui Fun Cheung

As the first Chinese woman to get her international flying license, Katherine Cheung invites women of all backgrounds to explore aviation. By: Haley Guerin  The year was 1932. Aviation was quickly gaining popularity and the first world war had recently ended. However,...

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New Year, New Goals for flyGIRL

New Year, New Goals for flyGIRL

There are a few different components to flyGIRL.  There’s the company that produces retail products, which funds scholarships.  There’s The Fly Foundation, which is the non-profit portion that distributes the scholarship(s).  And then, there’s me, flyGIRL Natalie...

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