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Women share secrets of success

Article | Mar 17, 2016

Women who have climbed to the top of their aviation fields and completed feats many would have thought impossible shared secrets to their success during the twenty-seventh annual International Women in Aviation Conference March 10 through 12 in Nashville.

Noted WASP pilot Elizabeth Strohfus dies

Article | Mar 17, 2016

Elizabeth Strohfus, a pilot who ferried military aircraft during World War II as a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, died March 6.

Reaching out to women

Advocacy | Mar 17, 2016

Every year during the week of International Women’s Day on March 8, pilots invite women to join the aviation community.

Topics Women, Pilots

Abbey Carlson: Aircraft builder, pilot, junior golfer

Article | Mar 16, 2016

Aircraft builder, high school senior, and junior golfer Abbey Carlson has a lot on her plate before the student pilot enters Vanderbilt this fall on an athletic scholarship.

Record attempt celebrates aviatrices

Article | Mar 09, 2016

Aviation enthusiasts around the world had 15 minutes to test their paper airplane-folding skills for a record attempt celebrating women of aviation.

'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.