Aviation for Women

MAR-APR 2016

Aviation for Women is the flagship member publication of Women in Aviation International. Articles feature women who have made aviation history, professional development ideas, and current-topic articles.

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58 Aviation forWomen 2 7 T H A N N U A L I N T E R N A T I O N A L W O M E N I N A V I A T I O N C O N F E R E N C E G I R L S I N A V I A T I O N D A Y N A S H V I L L E Designed for girls ages 10 to 17, Girls in Aviaton Day Nashville is a fun-flled day planned to introduce avia- ton, or expand a growing interest. The girls will interact with amazing role models ranging from airline pi- lots to aircraf mechanics to aviaton industry executves. They'll learn how to read a sectonal chart, go on a treasure hunt, learn the phonetc alphabet, fy a fight simulator, build an airport, learn to use tools by making wire bracelets, and lots more hands-on actvites. A group lunch featuring speaker Dr. Rhea Sed- don, a retred NASA astronaut, will be followed by access to the exhibit hall to interact with compa- nies and organizatons. A college fair with represen- tatves from aviaton-oriented schools will also be available for older girls. Lunch With an Astronaut Learn about jobs at the airport Hear what it's like to be a professional pilot Use tools that an aircraft mechanic uses Fly a simulator to get a feel for the controls Navigate using an aviation sectional chart Meet women with careers in aviation Control a pretend air traffc control tower ✈ The girls will enjoy a group lunch featuring speaker Dr. Rhea Seddon, a retred NASA astronaut. Schedule All Girls in Aviaton Day events take place in RYMAN EXHIBIT HALL B6 8:00 a.m. Registraton opens 9:00–9:50 a.m. Overview actvity statons 9:00 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. Actvity statons and college booths open 10:30 a.m.–Noon Career panel presentaton 12:30 p.m. Lunch 1:30–3:00 p.m. Scavenger hunt Test aeronautical designs Earn our new aviation patch Girls A Women in Aviation International®® Event IN AVIATION DAY NASHVILLE S A T U R D A Y , M A R C H 1 2 , 2 0 1 6 Luncheon Sponsored by Gulfstream Aerospace • Training materials provided by The Sporty's Foundaton Supplies for actvites sponsored by Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

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