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Now in its ninth successful year, WomenVenture activities during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh were expanded to cover the entire week. Wednesday, July 27, was declared Women’s Day, providing women a way to connect during the annual fly-in convention while having Oshkosh-style fun at the same time.

WomenVenture Wednesday began at the EAA Nature Center with a sold-out Women in Aviation International Connect breakfast, sponsored by Avemco, and attended by more than 400 enthusiastic showgoers. Sherry Carbary, vice president of Boeing...

L-R: WASP Marty Wyall, Former F-16 pilot Heather Penny, WASP Shutsy Reynolds

The Commemorative Air Force has announced a program to honor the Women Airforce Service Pilots. The newest addition to the CAF national education outreach program is CAF RISE ABOVE: WASP, an initiative to bring the legacy of the WASP to a nationwide auidence.

The program is centered on a dynamic film to be created by award-winning Hemlock Films. It will combine historical footage, interviews with surviving WASP, and incredible flying scenes shot with the CAF's unparalleled collection...

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One of the greatest perks of being a member of the WAI community is the mentoring relationships made by connecting with other members. Making these important connections is now easier than ever with the launch of the newly redesigned WAI.org.

If you would like to offer yourself up as a potential mentor for another WAI member log in at www.WAI.org to update your mentor profile today. Even if you were previously registered as a mentor member, you will need to update your selection on the new site to appear in the mentor listings.

Once you are logged in, head to the Members...

Meeting planned for September 16-17, 2016

Women in Aviation International has a regional conference planned in Seattle, Washington, September 16-17, 2016. The two-day regional conference will be held at Seattle’s famed Museum of Flight and the Seattle Airport Marriott and begins with a tour of the Boeing Company headquarters.

The tour of the historic Boeing assembly plant in Renton provides a product overview covering 1.1 million square feet where more than 1,100 B-29 World War II and 900 C-97 post World War II piston-propeller airplanes were built. All...

Maj. Gen. Maryanne Miller will assume leadership of the Air Force Reserve Command at the Museum of Aviation in a ceremony July 15. Miller will become the first female in the history of the Air Force Reserve to be Chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of the Air Force Reserve Command. Before taking command, Miller will be promoted to Lieutenant General.

Miller joined the Air Force in 1981, a distinguished graduate of the ROTC program at The Ohio State University. She is a command pilot with more than 4,800 flying hours in numerous aircraft. She currently serves as the deputy...

The 2016 Flying Aviation Expo is set to take place at the Palm Springs International Airport, October 20-22. The event, now in its third year is presented by Sheyden Precision Eyewear and is expected to draw more than 5,000 pilots and industry experts to share knowledge, showcase new products, and offer hands-on demonstrations. The three-day event will also feature sophisticated social events such as tastings and live music.

Sheyden and Bose have also partnered with the Flying Aviation Expo for a pre-show sweepstakes giveaway. All early registrants who purchase tickets...

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