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'Beyond the Powder' to reach public television in June

Article | Jan 26, 2016

Beyond the Powder, a documentary that meshes the history of women pilots during the 1929 Women’s Air Derby with their modern counterparts, will be made available to public television stations nationwide beginning in June.

New faces in Red Bull races

Article | Jan 13, 2016

A French aerobatic champion is among three new pilots gearing up for Red Bull Air Race action in 2016, making history as she flies.

No more tears

Article | Jan 12, 2016

New private pilot Stephanie Stechschulte says she was a panicky passenger before she earned a pilot certificate.

Air Race Classic registration opens

Article | Jan 05, 2016

Registration for the Air Race Classic—the annual all-women’s cross-country air race—opened Jan. 5.

Cropduster fights Luftwaffe

Article | Dec 01, 2015

The time is 1945, the war in Europe is over. A tiny town in Texas is looking forward to welcoming back its heroes. Instead, visitors of a different kind descend on Morton in "Duster," a graphic novel by Micah Wright and Jay Lender.

Military aviatrices honored

Article | Nov 30, 2015

Women in Aviation International has chosen a slate of military aviators for its 2016 International Pioneer Hall of Fame.

Women pilots offered networking site

Article | Nov 17, 2015

To get more women into aviation a group has set up a website where insider tips can be provided to level the playing field.

GIFT Academy creates more pilots

Article | Oct 19, 2015

The Girls in Flight Training Academy in Vernon, Texas, capped a busy week of flying with one solo and two checkrides.

WAI chapters hold special day for girls

Article | Oct 05, 2015

Women in Aviation chapters in the United States, Canada, Africa, and other locations spent Sept. 26 sharing the excitement of aviation with girls and women.

Old bird gets new life in flight nurse program

Article | Sep 22, 2015

A 40-year-old scrapped helicopter has a new life as a simulator for flight nurses at Case Western Reserve University. The Sikorsky S-76 fuselage forms the first-of-its-kind motion simulator for graduate-level flight nurses.