Happy Saturday! We hope everyone is enjoying their weekend. We have been keeping busy at The Milieux Project. Like many of you, we have made a few changes to adjust to coexisting with COVID-19 and we have also been taking the time and making the space to talk with friends (both old and new) aboutContinue reading “News from The Milieux Project!”
Bessie Coleman was a courageous pioneer in early aviation. A self made stunt pilot and aviatrix, she travelled twice to France to earn her wings and hone her craft, spending her lifetime inspiring others to challenge stereotypes and societal limitations.
Aviation experience builds resilience
The turn of the 20th century was exciting and brilliant with the invention of the airplane. The idea of flying had only been a dream for inventors and adventurists until December 1903, when three brave and visionary siblings launched their 20 foot by 20 foot spruce and ash built biplane into the sky at KillContinue reading “Would you walk on the wing of a flying plane?”
It seems so far away right now, but the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) OshKosh Airventure is practically around the corner- 20-25 July 2020! And with it comes many opportunities, including the Sport Pilot Academy. For $9,999, 3 weeks and a sense of adventure, an ambitious student pilot could achieve a pilot’s license in 4Continue reading “EAA Sport Pilot Academy”
An unexpected response from a retired operator – gender diversity and what looks like- an interview with Lt Col (ret) Joe Barnard.
Stuck inside on COVID19 quarantine? Scared you might be a carrier and don’t know it yet? Well, pop two Airbornes, wash your hands and sit down to read about one of the world’s most interesting people – Aloha Wanderwell. Aloha Wanderwell was born in Canada as Idris Galcia Hall in Oct 1906 to two BritishContinue reading “Could this be the person who inspired Indiana Jones? Hint: it’s not who you expect”
If you have read the NYTimes.com recently, or any news outlet for that matter, you would think that China is doing nothing to stop the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak of 2020. Over 2,000 people have died so far from the illness and more than 74k have been diagnosed, and nearly 150 million people in China alone, quarantinedContinue reading “Coronavirus (COVID-19) in China: A pilot’s experience”
Preflight Aviation Camp, a flight experience for girls, is now taking applications for 2020 campers. The camp is one week long, from June 20-25, at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. Milieux Project has supported a camper each year and seen the life-changing effects attending this camp can have on a young girl betweenContinue reading “Applications to Preflight Aviation Camp is now open!”
Aviation enthusiasts ages 11-17 can apply for a Delta sponsored scholarship to the National Flight Academy this summer in Pensacola, Fl! Once in a lifetime opportunity fully funded for maximum enjoyment. Application requirements include a video and essay- and are due by Feb 21, 2020. Want a preview of what’s in store? Check out thisContinue reading “Delta Scholarship to National Flight Academy”