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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OMG-I’m A Commercial Pilot!  Now What?

OMG-I’m A Commercial Pilot! Now What?

My commercial rating was finally bagged, unexpectedly, two days ago. Woohoo!  I say unexpectedly because the weather was forecasted to be between MVFR and IFR and so, mentally, I was preparing to only get the oral portion completed.   Mother Nature changed her mind! ...

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Female Fighter Pilot Jeannie Leavitt

Female Fighter Pilot Jeannie Leavitt

As a strong woman catalyzing a series of uncharted, yet necessary transformations in gender roles, Jeannie Leavitt upholds a fierce determination for change.  By: Haley Guerin  A catalyst of social change, a stellar intellectual, and a revolutionary leader in The...

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What Are Aviation Explorers?

What Are Aviation Explorers?

Many years of my life were spent living in a very small town, surrounded by extended family members. I loved the years of my youth spent there and wouldn’t trade them for anything. My children will never know the real meaning of complete boredom because they’ve always...

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Challenges of Flying and Life

Challenges of Flying and Life

The fall and fast-approaching winter weather has brought on many challenges with flight training.  My commercial rating is so close to apprehension.  The written exam has been successfully passed.  The flight maneuvers have been practiced over and over again.  My...

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Patty Wagstaff

Patty Wagstaff

Proving the leadership of women in aviation, Patty Wagstaff has earned countless of prestigious awards and is highly ranked in various airshow competitions.   Article By: Haley Guerin  A small airplane fluttering in the cold Alaskan air came to a screeching halt as it...

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Why Go To Wichita??

Why Go To Wichita??

Wichita, Kansas can now be checked off my list of places to visit!  It was a new destination for me and my visit there allowed me to meet some new people and taught me many things about safety in flying.   What Is The Bombardier Safety Standdown? This annual event...

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A Heroes Flight

A Heroes Flight

0+9WMzNHRkueUAcYANXpKw My aviation and travel bug recently led me to a unique celebration at Clark Regional Airport, just outside of Louisville, Kentucky.  The travel getting there was rather arduous due to weather and interstate construction.  Boo! My original plan...

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