Girls in Aviation Day

Save the date for the sixth annual international Girls in Aviation Day on September 26, 2020.

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Thank you to our #GIAD19 partners for their support in ensuring another successful event for girls to explore aviation and aerospace! Watch highlights of our 2019 Girls in Aviation Day.


Bell Helicopter

Envoy Air

ISTAT Foundation

Piedmont Airlines

PPG Foundation

Sporty's Pilot Shop

United Airlines



Air Wisconsin

Utah Valley University



SkyWest Airlines


ASA (Aviation Supplies & Academics Inc.)

Auburn University Aviation Center

Baylor Institute for Air Science

Emanual Bachmann Foundation

Hartzell Propeller


The fifth international Girls in Aviation Day was a huge success with 119 individual events presented worldwide, WAI's October 5 Girls in Aviation Day 2019 reached approximately 20,000 attendees. Girls age 8-17 participated not just in the United States but in 17 other countries in Canada and Australia as well as countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Additionally, the Hosts of Girls in Aviation Day events all across the world would like to thank their local sponsors, partners and patrons, without whom, these event would not have been possible:

  • 14 Day Pilots
  • 17 Wing
  • A Koncan & Associates
  • ACI Jet
  • Addison Airport
  • Air Wisconsin
  • Airbus Helicopters
  • Aircraft Rescue Firefighters San Antonio Fire Department
  • Airlift Northwest
  • Allegiant
  • Cathy Almand & Family
  • American Airlines
  • Ameriflight
  • AON – Women’s International Network
  • AoPS Academy
  • Harvey Field/Snohomish Flying Service
  • Ava the Dog- our Pre-Board PetPAL (Pet Access League Society)
  • Aviation 
  • Aviation Technology Academy
  • AWAM-Louisville Chapter
  • Bario Aviation Inc
  • The Boeing Company
  • The Boeing Company - Boeing Fabrication Quality Core Group
  • The Boeing Company Canada
  • The Boeing Company - Boeing Interiors Responsibility Center
  • Calgary Police Department
  • Calm Air
  • Canadian Propeller
  • Angel Capasso
  • Cardinal Wings Aviation
  • Central Iowa Air Service
  • CFM Materials
  • Chai Yuet Lee
  • Civil Air Patrol 
  • Clay Lacy Aviation
  • Collins Aerospace
  • Colorado Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division
  • Commemorative Air Force
  • Culver’s Restaurant
  • Tom & Tracie Culver
  • Cutter Aviation
  • Dallas Airport System
  • Dane County Regional Airport
  • Dee Howard Foundation
  • Des Moines Flying Service
  • DFW Airport
  • EAA Chapter 35
  • Endeavor
  • Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba
  • Envoy
  • Erfolg Aviation
  • Exelon
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Flexjet, LLC
  • Flight Safety International
  • Foth Engineering
  • Frontiers of Flight Museum
  • GA Telesi
  • Girls Inc
  • GKN Aerospace
  • Gnoss Field Community Association (Ken Mercer. Rick Beach)
  • GrandAir Aviation, Inc.
  • Half Priced Books
  • Hallmark University
  • Deborah Hecker & Family
  • Heico
  • HF Custom Solutions
  • Jackson Walker
  • Jay’s Aircraft Maintenance
  • Jazz Aviation Lp.
  • Jeppesen 
  • JetLINX
  • JR Aviation Inc.
  • JSSI
  • Kent Career Technical Center- Aviation Department (Todd Olson)
  • Kentucky Flight Training Center
  • Kimball & Associates Service
  • Lewis University
  • Liebherr
  • Life in Flight
  • Louisville Regional Airport Authority
  • Manitoba Aerospace
  • Manitoba Government 
  • Marin 99s Chapter (Barbara O’Grady, Diane Root, Marielle Coeytaux, Val Westen, Karen Kalua, Sue Royce )
  • McCarran International Airport
  • Mead and Hunt (Stephanie Ward)
  • Miguels Jr.
  • Million Air Dallas
  • Morey Airplane Company
  • Mount Royal University
  • NASA
  • Nav Canada
  • NBAA
  • Ninty-Nines Women Pilots
  • North West Geomatics Ltd.
  • Northeast Aero Compressor
  • Oasis Originals
  • Paradigm Air Carriers, Inc.
  • Piper Aircraft
  • PreFlight
  • PrintnDASH
  • Professional Women Controllers
  • RAA
  • Reyes Family
  • Royce Printing
  • San Antonio AirLIFE
  • San Antonio Airport System - Stinson Municipal Airport
  • Scanlon Aviation
  • Shell Aviation
  • Signature Flight Support
  • Signature Flight Support – Norfolk
  • Signature Flight Support (GRR- Grand Rapids) 
  • Silver Eagle Distributors
  • Sky Safety Flight Academy
  • Solairus Aviation
  • Southport Aerospace Inc.
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines 
  • St Mary's University
  • Standard Aero
  • Stella’s Bakery
  • Sunwest Aviation
  • Sunwing
  • Swoop Airlines
  • Synergy Aviation Ltd. 
  • Synergy Training
  • Tecvisions
  • Texas Instruments Flight Department
  • The Calgary Flying Club
  • The Historic Trust: Pearson Field Education Center, Vancouver WA
  • The Pilot Shoppe
  • Trinity Aero Capital
  • University of Colorado Aerospace Engineering Department
  • University of Manitoba Faculty of Engineering 
  • UPS
  • US Air Force and US Air Force Reserve
  • US Air Force Recruiting Service Headquarters
  • USS Midway Museum’s Youth Programs Office
  • Van Bortel Aircraft
  • Waste Now
  • WestJet Airlines 
  • Williamsburg Flight Center
  • Winnipeg Airport Authority



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