WOMEN’S PRIVATE PILOT GROUND SCHOOL

Do you need a gentle nudge to start or complete your private pilot ground studies? You’re not alone! This 8 session WOMEN ONLY ground school is designed to supplement your own study methods and provide support and accountability for those who enjoy the occasional group study environment.
 
– Meetings once a week, Wednesdays 9-11 am
 
– Orientation meeting on Nov 26th, 2019
 

Call Carol at (907) 350-6607 for more info!

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Congratulations to our scholarship winner!

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.

Get Inspired!

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.

https://jetgirlusa.com/

WAI Last Frontier’s 5th Annual Girl’s In Aviation Day

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!

Upcoming 99’s Meeting

We are not holding a meeting this week, due to how massive of a production GIAD was, however, we’d love to see you at the upcoming 99’s meeting!
 
Tues. October 8th, 2019, @ 6:00PM at Wings of Freedom
 
2400 E. 5th Ave – across from Reeves Blvd. & Wendy’s
 
“Geoff Oliver wanted to become a pilot when he interviewed Patty Wagstaff at an Aerobatics Competition in 1991 when he was a TV reporter right out of college. In 2013 he passed his private and bought into a share of a Cessna 172 and passed my Instrument check ride in June of 2019. He bought a Maule M5, and has been trying to get epic flight video along the way. He’s been able to fly his Dad over the Grand Canyon, fly the Hudson River past Manhattan, circle Kauai, down the Columbia River Gorge, and took his best college friend flying for his 50th birthday in Missouri.”
 
Geoff Oliver will show videos he produced and how to prepares cameras for flights, and his initial apprehension flying into new locations/fly-ins.

Our scholarship winner will be announced by November 1.
Good luck to all the applicants!!!

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