Aviation for Girls


Aviation for Girls is a special annual member publication of Women in Aviation International for Girls in Aviation Day. Articles feature young girls living their aviation dreams, career ideas, and education resources.

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WITH A CAREER IN AVIATION, THE SKY'S THE LIMIT www.WAI.org/education Engineering Security Weather Scientific Research Electronics Airport Management Manufacturing Marketing Law Enforcement Fire and Rescue Aviation Law ✈ Aviation companies are hiring ✈ Thousands of dollars in scholarships available for training ✈ Pilot and mechanic shortage continues ✈ Jobs available worldwide— from small towns to big cities ✈ Travel the world In addition to pilot jobs, aviation careers are in many fields. BONNIE KRATZ NATIONAL BUSINESS AVIATION ASSOCIATION ROBERT KURTZ JIM KOEPNICK A fton Kurek, WAI 69746, donned a Patty Wag- staff flight suit for the day and gladly agreed to answer our questions. 1. What three words would you use to describe the Girls in Aviation Day? Awesome, exciting, and motivating. 2. What was your favorite activity? The mapping charting thingy. 3. What was it like meeting world-famous aerobatic pilot Patty Wagstaff? Super amazing! I want to be just like her when I grow up. How could you not? She is awesome. 4. What do you want to be when you grow up? When I grow up I want to be a pilot just like Ms. Patty. Oh, and maybe fly with the NOAA hurri- cane hunters too. 5. Would you recommend a friend to attend the next Girls in Aviation Day? Yes I would. Well, I have. It was so much fun. It was cool to be around other girls that liked the same things as me. YOUR CORNER 2017 Girls in Aviation Day attendees can receive a complimentary 6-month digital WAI membership. Contact your local chapter at: www.WAI.org/ chapters An Awesome Girls in Aviation Day! Sporty's provides sectional charts for GIAD Photo: Molly Martin 2 0 17 3

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