Women in Aviation

Betty Strofus, WW2 W.A.S.P. pilot

Update: Betty Wall Strohfus died on March 6, 2016. Her obituary can be found here. One of the highlights of my experience has been meeting Betty Wall Strohfus, WWII W.A.S.P pilot, at the Global Girls in Aviation Day at St. Paul Downtown Airport last September.  We served on a panel of women aviation legends together […]

Minnesota T-6 Thunder in Jan. 2016 Smithsonian Air & Space Magazine

Minnesota T-6 Thunder in Jan. 2016 Smithsonian Air & Space Magazine

Today I received the January, 2016 issue of Air & Space Smithsonian magazine.  The cover story is “The Best-Built Airplane That Ever Was: The worldwide cult of the T-6.” Read more: http://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/best-airplane-that-ever-was-t6-texan-180957294/#vzewUl1VZDVUI7zx.99 What fun is is to read this story, AND to see a beautiful color shot of a couple of T-6 Thunder airplanes flying over Lake […]

More Amazing Photographs from Global Girls in Aviation Day!

More Amazing Photographs from Global Girls in Aviation Day!

   

Global Girls in Aviation Day A Huge Success!

Global Girls in Aviation Day A Huge Success!

Oh the places they’ll go and the people they’ll see!!! No wonder these girls are smiling and happy.  They’ve had a chance to get up-close and personal with a real live astronaut! Dr. Sandra Magnus (back row) has been in space THREE times!  And spent 4-1/2 months on the International Space Station on N.A.S.A. Expedition […]