Sun ‘n Funnin’ 2019

It’s not quite 8 AM.  My slumber came to an end about thirty minutes ago with the noise from the run-up of a jet.  The end of runway nine is about fifty yards from our camper, home-sweet-home for the week.  Since all of the flyGIRLS in the camper are awake now, the...
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...
#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...
#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...
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...
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...