HANGAR HALLOWEEN 2020

Please RSVP at wai.anchorage@gmail.com! Can’t wait to see you there!

Where: 4261 Floatplane Drive, Hangar 4, Anchorage, AK 99502

When: October 31st, 7-9pm

Open bar with drinks and food, membership drive, scholarship information, and announcement of the winners of our (amazing) auction items. Check out the items:

Online Auction

Hi everyone! Stay tuned for an online auction on Facebook we will be having through the month of October. We will be auctioning a few AMAZING items that you won’t want to miss… we are SO excited to share what the items are so you can start bidding!

If you don’t have a Facebook, don’t fret! We will be posting the items on Instagram and our website, so you can email us at wai.anchorage@gmail.com to bid.

Float rating scholarship announcement, July Destination Meeting: July 11th, 6:30 pm at Alaska Floats & Skis in Talkeetna

Are you interested in getting your float rating this summer? Well you could be the winner of our newest scholarship, and get it done for FREE!

Alaska Floats and Skis has generously offered to join up with the WAI Last Frontier to award a floatplane rating to one lucky individual. This rating is super fun to get and worthwhile, especially in the beautiful last frontier!

Requirements:

  1. Must possess at least a PPL
  2. Must post on either WAI Last Frontier’s Facebook page OR post on your Instagram (tag us! @wailastfrontier) with a caption pertaining to the award, describing both of the following: Your dream day/adventure in a floatplane, and what you would do with a float rating. **MUST BE POSTED BY JULY 8TH!**
  3. Float rating scholarship is valid for ONLY this season (approx. the end of October, 2020)
  4. Winner must send us an update about the float rating experience for us to post in the next newsletter/social media post.

We will draw the lucky winner at our July meeting… in Talkeetna!

WAI July Meeting:

Saturday, July 11, 6:30pm at Alaska Floats and Skis in Talkeetna, AK.

Topics:

– Floatplane Flying and Adventures presented by their Chief Flight Instructor, Sarah McShea, as well as information on how to acquire one’s float rating.

– Drawing for the winner of the floatplane rating!

– Wood-fired pizza, wine/beer, and non-alcoholic beverages available!

Please feel free to check out a nearby campsite, or rent a spot in Talkeetna (AirBnB, etc). We suggest to carpool/fly together/stay with someone. RSVP via our Facebook event, by email (wai.anchorage@gmail.com) or by Facebook messenger so we know how many people to plan for.

If you have any questions, please let us know. We really look forward to it!!!

Meeting TOMORROW: June 1st, @6:30pm

We miss you, and we are eager to see you in person again. Now that the state has reopened, we are hosting our June meeting outdoors at the park next to Lake Hood tomorrow evening. See you there!

Where: The Picnic Park at Lake Hood

When: TOMORROW! Monday, June 1st, 6:30 pm

The picnic park is at the end of Aviation Avenue between the Department of Transportation Building and the East/ West Waterlane at Lake Hood.IMG_9991

Virtual Meeting: Monday, April 6th @6:30pm

We hope you are managing these crazy times, and that you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy.

Alaska is a big state with a big heart, and the board of Women in Aviation The Last Frontier Chapter wants to figure out ways to help others make ends meet. We welcome your emails and comments, and urge you to reach out if you need assistance in ANY way during this time.

Please send your inquiries, needs, thoughts and ideas to us by Friday, April 3rd at wai.anchorage@gmail.com

We will try to answer your questions to the best of our ability at our next VIRTUAL meeting on Zoom:

Monday, April 6th at 6:30pm
(link will be provided)

We look forward to seeing you then!

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Meeting: February 3rd @ 6:30pm

Combat those winter blues by talking airplanes and sharing winter flying stories with us!

We also would like to discuss member expectations of WAI Last Frontier, what topics they are interested in hearing/ talking about in future meetings, etc.

We will be encouraging attendees to share what flying goals they are working on, and have recently achieved so we can all celebrate together!

Monday, February 3rd, 6:30-8pm
Alaska Airmen Association Building

***SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY***

WAI Last Frontier joined with the Alaska Airmen Association to present a Professional Pilot scholarship for women that are working towards a professional career in aviation and seek to better the Alaskan Aviation community. All of the applications are to be submitted through the Airmen portal.
 
Applications are due before Feb 1st! Find out more info on SEVERAL Alaska Airmen Association scholarships:
 

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