It’s exciting to read about mother pilots who are sharing their passion for flying with their children and how their stories are increasing. From Instagram to the local news- stories keep popping up about women flying with their children. Take for example the mother, Laura Stants, who flew her daughter to OshKosh in 2016. AsContinue reading ““I flew upside down with my mom””
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This week marked a new chapter in my life. Following 21 years of service in the U.S. Air Force, I began my first of what I hope are many trips as a Boeing 747 First Officer with UPS. To say I began with a bit of anxiety would be an understatement. Not about myContinue reading “Observations from the New Girl”
When flight 1380 from New York made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport on 17 April 2018, instincts took over for the seasoned captain and she executed all of her emergency procedures as practiced and memorized. She was the Captain of the flight, and even though it was a last minute switch she hadContinue reading “Tammie Jo Shultz And Chelsey Sullenberger”
Ms. Nancy Wake, An Australian born bad ass (sorry for the curse word, there is just no better adjective), was living in Marseille, France when Germany invaded in 1940. She scrambled to help many people escape via the French Resistance, where she first earned the name “The White Mouse” from the Gestapo. Wake escapedContinue reading “Nancy Wake: The SF White Mouse of WWII”
Ms. Kahn, an Indian decent woman raised in France, school teacher and nurse, joined the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force during WWII as a wireless radio operator. After her talent was recognized by her superiors, she was sent forward on a special team designed by Winston Churchill to “set Europe ablaze” with the codename “Madeleine” andContinue reading “Noor Inayat Khan; British Special Forces radio operator”