Would you walk on the wing of a flying plane?

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?”

Applications to Preflight Aviation Camp is now open!

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!”

Delta Scholarship to National Flight Academy

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”

Daughter teaches dad about mountain flying

A father shared his story about watching his 16 year old daughter change from a serial texter to a soaring expert in just a few weeks. Learn more about this youth program in Warren, Vermont here https://sugarbushsoaring.com/youth-programs/youth-program-overview #everygirlshouldfly #experience

🦅 Young Eagles 🦅

So very excited to receive this Experimental Aviation Association Young Eagle Kit! “Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward. For there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” -Leonardo Davinci Come fly with us soon! ✈️ Stay tuned for more information about anContinue reading “🦅 Young Eagles 🦅”

EAA Osh Kosh 22-26 July 2019

The EAA Air Venture is coming soon! If you haven’t already heard about OshKosh, WI, Airventure is an event held annually for Aviation Enthusiasts nation wide! So many events are geared toward girls- from the Women in Aviation International‘s (WAI)  breakfast to the EAA GirlVenture camp. The push for more female aviators is big right now.Continue reading “EAA Osh Kosh 22-26 July 2019”

The 2019 Female Air Race Classic Starts this Tuesday!

The Air Race Classic 2019– an all female flying race set across the United States starts this Tuesday, 18 June in Jackson, MS and ends 21 June in Welland, ON (Canada). The challenge is to cross 2500 miles in less than 4 days in a an unmodified, “normally aspirated, piston powered utility airplane”. Pilots TiffanyContinue reading “The 2019 Female Air Race Classic Starts this Tuesday!”

“I flew upside down with my mom”

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””

Women in Aviation Conference – Meeting Tammie Jo Shults

  It was such an honor to not only meet (!) but converse with a real live hero- Tammie Jo Shults, captain of the fated Southwest Airlines flight 1380 that suffered a catastrophic engine failure in flight- at the Women in Aviation International conference (#WAI2019) held in Long Beach, CA!   Milieux Project had previouslyContinue reading “Women in Aviation Conference – Meeting Tammie Jo Shults”

Betty Skelton and her need for speed

While on a trip to Pensacola, FL recently to visit friends, I had time to stop in and visit the Airplane  Discovery Park at the Pensacola Airport.  It’s a neat little place for kids that has a mock runway and tower as well as some plaques about local aviators.  Little did I know what I wasContinue reading “Betty Skelton and her need for speed”