Aviation Lovers Unite!

Aviation Lovers Unite!

This past couple of weeks have been filled with all kinds of aviation excitement!  A couple of weeks ago, the International Women in Aviation conference was held in Long Beach, California.  This is always a great event.  If you haven’t been, try to go next year!  It...

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#FUNDAFLYGIRL Finale!

#FUNDAFLYGIRL Finale!

FUNDAFLYGIRL ended on March 13, my departure date for the Women in Aviation International annual convention in sunny California.  Very fitting.  This scholarship fundraiser lasted twelve days.  My hope was to raise $2,500 for future aviation scholarships.  We exceeded...

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#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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