Angel Flight West is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that sets up free,flights for children and adults who have serious medical condition. They have a network of over 1,000 pilots throughout 13 western states who donate their aircraft, and piloting skills, to aid families. The Angel Flight West organization provides an average of 10 “missions” every … More Volunteer with Angel Flight West
Afghani female pilot, Shaesta Waiz wants to be the youngest woman to fly solo around the world. Waiz, 29, was born in a refuge camp at the end of the Soviet war before immigrating to the United States at the age of 1. Late on, she earned her pilot’s license, making her the youngest certified … More Shaesta Waiz
Made with Easel.ly, this infographic shows the disproportionately lower percentage of female pilots compared to their male counterparts by country. Finland- 12% of all pilots are female. France- 7.6% of all pilots are female. Japan- 5.6% of all pilots are female. U.S.A- 5.1% of all pilots are female. Brazil- 2.2% of all pilots are female. … More Percent of Female Pilots Around the World
On May 1, 1930, the Aeronautics Branch of the U.S. Department of Commerce granted Amelia M. Earhart transport Pilot’s License No. 5716. The license states that she was 31-years-old and recorded her appearance as: “Weight: 118 lbs. Height: 5 feet 8 inches Color hair: blond Color eyes: grey” Check out this historic license here!