Aviation for Women

JAN-FEB 2018

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12 AviationforWomen J A N U A R Y / F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 8 Central Florida Chapter mem- b e r M a g g i e B r o m a n , W A I 8963, was named a 2017 Dis- tinguished Flight Instructor during AOPA's Flight Training Excellence Awards. She is one of only 60 CFIs nationwide to be given this honor (1 percent of all certificated instructors in t he United St ates) . Ma g- gie instructs at Flight Training Professionals at the Orlando Ex- ecutive Airport (KORL). Ian Barrett , WAI 53792 and member of the Stars of the North Chapter in Minnesota, complet- ed his B-737 type rating with Delta Air Lines. Ambyr Peterson , WAI 69514 a nd member of t he St ars of t he Nor t h Chapter, recently earned her single-engine com- mercial certificate. Capt. Shannon Jipsen , WAI 2461, flew the second Boeing 747-8F for UPS. Caitlyn Miller , WAI 73895 and a senior in the aviation program at Auburn University, shared her journey in a November 2017 stor y in The Aubur n Plains- man writing, "One of my favor- ite parts of flying is seeing places from a new point of view." Congratulat ions to L aura Miner , WAI Greater Los Ange- les Chapter president, for com- pleting her American Airlines Boeing 737 Next Gen Type Rat- ing Scholarship in July 2017! Schellon Stanley , WAI 41023, worked with the Oklahoma Air- port Operators Association in community partnership with t he Ok la hom a A eron aut ic s Commission and Atlantic Avia- tion to celebrate the state's in- augural Oklahoma Women in Aviation & Aerospace Day on December 9, 2017. The date was selected to mark the birthdate of Pearl Carter Scott, a Chicka- saw woman from Marlow, Okla- homa, who learned to fly with Wiley Post at the age of 13. ✈ M E M B E R N E W S Mary Jones , WAI 3560, was inducted into the EAA Ultra light Hall of Fame. Prior to Mary retiring from EAA, she promoted ultra- lights and light airplanes for decades. She pushed for a solution to the so-called "fat ultralights" issue through the years of FAA Aviation Rulemaking Advisery Com- mittee negotiations, and wrote to clarify the sport pilot regulations. In the course of her work, Mary enjoyed flights in several ultralights, including fixed- wings, weight-shift trikes, and powered parachutes. Welcome New Corporate Members AeroTEC AviaƟon Week Network EagleMed Entergy Services Inc. Envoy Air Inc. Forever Young Miami Dade College– Eig-Watson School of AviaƟon OzRunways PreFlight AviaƟon Camp Thomas Edison State University Mary Jones Maggie Broman Ambyr Peterson Laura Miner EA A/CONNOR MADISON

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