Aviation for Women

JUL-AUG 2018

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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28 Aviation forWomen J U L Y / A U G U S T 2 0 1 8 enthusiastically sharing her love of flying with her students. She went on to a commercial flying career with Bird Aviation and Cape Central Airways. The scholarship will be awarded to a WAI member pur- suing a private pilot cerƟficate or instrument raƟng. Flight training must be completed in 12 months of receiving scholarship. (Scholarship value $1,000) CAE ATP/CTP Course This program addresses the modificaƟon to ATP cer- ƟficaƟon requirements for transiƟon from commer- cial pilot cerƟficaƟon to an airline transport opera- Ɵonal environment and meets all FAA requirements and regulations (FAR 61.156). Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age and possess FAA commer- cial, mulƟengine, and instrument raƟngs or military experience per 61.73. Successful compleƟon of this course fulfills eligibility requirements for students to take the ATP knowledge test. The ATP Certificate Training Program is seven days and is offered at CAE's Dallas, Texas, facility and includes ground school (32 hours), flight training (crew or single): four hours FTD/eight hours FFS. For more in- formaƟon go to www.TrainwithCAE.com/at-course. (Scholarship value $7,800) Christine Reed Memorial Flight Scholarship WAI in partnership with J. Elliot MarkeƟng (Nipomo, California) offer a $2,500 flight training scholarship in memory of ChrisƟne Reed. ChrisƟne never completed her flight training. She loved airplanes and loved air- ports, and she aƩempted to become a private pilot. ChrisƟne passed away unexpectedly at the age of 32. Many pilots never forget their first solo because it's such a momentous occasion. It gives an aspir- ing pilot a great deal of confidence to overcome all of the hurdles in the first stages of training and the tools to transiƟon from student pilot to solo pilot to private pilot. Becoming a private pilot is the first ma- jor step toward a life in general aviaƟon and/or be- coming a professional pilot. The ChrisƟne Reed Memorial Flight Scholarship is open to women ages 16-30 who have soloed within the last six months preceding applying for this schol- arship and are working toward their recreational, sport pilot, or private pilot certificate. Applicants must provide a copy of their solo endorsement with the applicaƟon. Preference will be given to New Jer- sey, Illinois, and Arizona residents, but all applicants will be considered. Fund will be paid directly to the flight school of your choice. In addiƟon to WAI requirements submit a one- to two-page essay (remember, concise is always nice) that explains "Why I Love to Fly." (Scholarship value $2,500) The Wings for Val Foundation Capt. Sara Knutson Cullen Memorial Scholarship The Wings for Val FoundaƟon (www.WingsforVal. org) honors the legacy of Lt. Valerie Cappelaere Delaney (May 14, 1986-March 11, 2013) through a mission to support women in aviaƟon and to inspire the next generaƟon of female leaders. This scholar- ship honors the legacy of Capt. Sara Knutson Cul- len, a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter pilot for the U.S. Army who perished on the same day as Val in Afghanistan. Her family remembers Sara as smart, funny, and driven to succeed. She had a strong faith and posiƟvely impacted those around her through her wit, kindness, and joyfulness. This scholarship is open to a female WAI member from any country, 18 years of age or older. Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the winner's flight school of choice and must be used within a year of receiving the award. This scholarship will be awarded to an individual pursuing a private helicopter pilot cerƟficate. Appli- cants are encouraged to research Capt. Cullen and draw similariƟes to her. FAA Class 1-3 medicals are preferred; BasicMed will be considered. (Scholarship value $5,000) Dare to Dream Scholarship The sponsors of this scholarship would like to make a difference in the life of one deserving person who is pursuing his/her dream in the world of aviaƟon. A $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to an individ- ual working toward an instrument or multiengine rating, or commercial or CFI certificate. Funds will be paid directly to the recipient's flight school and training must be completed within one year. The re- cipient will be chosen on a basis of merit, career as- pirations, and dedication, as well as contributions to his/her community. One leƩer of recommenda- tion must be from a pilot who has flown with you. FAA Class 1-3 medicals will sƟll be required and pre- ferred; BasicMed will be considered. One or the other is required. (Scholarship value $3,000) Envoy Air Future Airline Pilot Scholarships (2) Envoy Air will award two $5,000 Fu- ture Airline Pilot S cholar ships to qualified WAI members working to- ward a commercial or CFI cerƟficate. Funds will be paid directly to the flight school, and training must be completed within one year from the date of scholarship award. Schol- arship recipients will also be guaranteed a first offi- cer interview upon successful compleƟon of Envoy's hiring requirements. In addition to the Future Airline Pilot scholarship, Envoy Air will host the recipients with attendance to the 2019 InternaƟonal Women in AviaƟon Conference (including hotel, conference registraƟon, and air travel). In addiƟon to the WAI scholarship applicaƟon re- quirements, candidates must address the following quesƟons within a 500-word essay: 1. How would this scholarship help you achieve your career goals? Diane Ballweg Scholarship This scholarship is given to a woman over 30 who wants to learn to fly or who already has a pilot cerƟficate (private, sport, or rec- reaƟonal) and wants to pursue an advanced cerƟficate or raƟng, i.e. instrument, commercial, etc. The scholarship award will be paid directly to the flight school to be applied to the recipient's account. (Scholarship value $500) Women Over 30 Submit MAILED ApplicaƟons Only NEW for 2019 MARCH 14-16 2019 Long Beach WAI 2019

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