Karen Gebhart, Vice President of Business Development for the Helicopter Association International, was elected for a two-year term as the chair of Women in Aviation International’s (WAI) board of directors at the 2016 International Women in Aviation Conference. She is a private pilot and industry veteran who previously worked for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. [Read more…]
WAXHAW, NC — Eric Peterson, a missionary pilot who has operated search-and-rescue, disaster relief, and humanitarian flights for almost 40 years, was awarded the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association 2015 You Can Fly Sweepstakes top prize, a Reimagined Cessna 152, at a surprise presentation March 22 in North Carolina. [Read more…]
By Carmine Margo Mowbray, Recreational Aviation Foundation
Have you ever wanted a little island paradise all to yourself?
That is very possible now, thanks to a group of hardworking pilot volunteers who partnered with the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) to reclaim the North Fox Island airstrip from years of neglect. [Read more…]
Women in Aviation International has created a Girl Scout fun patch to award to Girl Scouts who take part in Girls in Aviation Day events.
The first chance girls will have to earn the patch will be at Girls in Aviation Day Nashville, on Saturday, March 12, at the International Women in Aviation Conference. [Read more…]
FREDERICK, Md. – On March 10 from 12 to 1 p.m., the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will launch the first of a series of quarterly leadership lunches at the AOPA National Aviation Community Center (NACC) at Frederick Municipal Airport. [Read more…]