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The Alaska Chapter of Women in Aviation is named for the Last Frontier.   Our purpose – education outreach, networking and mentoring.  Our chapter provides assistance towards scholarship resources and mentoring by our local members.

2019 Meetings/Events:

 

First Monday of each month (with some exceptions): 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

 

Alaska Airmen’s Association

4200 Floatplane Drive,

Anchorage, Alaska 99502

 

January 7             Cold Weather Preparedness

February 28        Social Mixer – Collaborative event with the Alaska Airmen NextGen Aviator Group.  Guest Speaker Monte Mabry from the Iditarod Air Force

April 1                  Minute Mentoring

May 3 – 5               Youth Area – Upstairs at the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering

May 11 & 12         Booth at Valdez Fly-In and STOL Competition

May 25 & 26         Booth at the Sourdough Fly-In in Port Alsworth

June 3                    Women’s Air Race Classic presented by Dana Atkins

July 1                     Bush Planes & Hunting:  Packing Light & Packing Out presented by Stacee Frost

August 5               Float Flying stories by Matt Mrzena

September 3       TBD, Please visit our Facebook page

October 5            Girls In Aviation Day  (Women in Aviation International worldwide event!)

October, date TBD    Hangar Halloween 2019

November 4    TBD,   Please visit our Facebook page

December 2    TBD,    Please visit our Facebook page

 

Local meetings often feature special speakers that touch on local interest topics.

Former speakers include:

  • Noreen Price, NTSB Investigator and former Naval aviator
  • Christina Bryant, FAA Inspector
  • Women glacier pilots of Talkeetna – heli and fixed wing
  • Ravn Airlines HR

Trip reports and interest topics:

  • From AK and Across the US Cross Country in a Bush Plane
  • Biking and Camping Spring Ski Plane and Backcountry Skiing
  • What It Takes To Live in the Bush: A Life Afar and Creative

Please stay updated on Facebook: Women in Aviation Alaska Last Frontier Chapter or email us at wai.anchorage@gmail.com

To learn more about our International Organization visit:

https://www.wai.org

 

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