Call Carol at (907) 350-6607 for more info!
The FAA Safety Team is encouraging all female pilots and AMTs who have at least 50 years experience to apply for the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award and the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award. Winners will be honored during Sun ‘n Fun April 2020 and EAA AirVenture July 2020.
Please spread the word!
Go to https://www.mywingsinitiative.org/pilot-entry for more info.
On November 1st, 2019 at our annual Hangar Halloween event, we awarded our very first scholarship award to Miss Kristen Collins.
Kristen is a private pilot working on her instrument rating and intends to continue her training to fly commercially in Alaska. Huge Congratulations to Kristen!!!
Also a big thank you to everyone who attended, we hope you had a great time.
COLORADO BORN AND RAISED, CAROLINE JOHNSON TRADED THE MOUNTAINS AND HER SKIS FOR THE BAY AND A SAILBOAT WHEN SHE JOINED NAVY.
A NAVAL ACADEMY 2009 GRADUATE, SHE SUBSEQUENTLY JOINED THE ELITE, NAVAL AVIATION COMMUNITY, FLYING IN F/A-18 SUPER HORNETS. DEPLOYING ON THE USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH SHE SAW COMBAT IN AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, & SYRIA AND WAS ONE OF THE FIRST WOMEN TO DROP BOMBS ON ISIS.
ALONG THE WAY SHE’S COLLECTED A FEW DEGREES, A COUPLE AWARDS, AND ACCOMPLISHED THINGS MOST PEOPLE DREAM ABOUT. TODAY, SHE IS A PUBLISHED AUTHOR, AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER BLAZING TRAILS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR.
FOR MORE DETAILS, CONTINUE READING HERE.
If you or anyone you may know is interested in instructing for UAA, apply now!
WAI Last Frontier’s 5th annual International Girls in Aviation Day was held on October 5, 2019 at the University of Alaska Anchorage Aviation Technology Campus.
Career mentors from a wide variety of aviation fields shared the excitement of aviation with 38 middle and high school aged girls during the day king event. Inspirational speakers like fighter pilot Chelsea Bailey and UPS captain Kelly Lepley encouraged girls to go after their dreams, dream big, and work hard.
Thank you to everyone who came and a big thanks to our volunteers!
Our scholarship winner will be announced by November 1.
Good luck to all the applicants!!!