This is pretty cool. Hampton Roads girls ages 8 and up can sign-up for a FREE flight with Women Can Fly this weekend! There is nothing on the website that says that the registration is full (yet), but you do need to sign up by Friday, June 15th at 10pm. If registration fills up you can still show up at the event and ask to be added to the waitlist. Register HERE.
Where: Hampton Roads Executive Airport 5172 W Military Hwy, Chesapeake, VA 23321
When: Saturday, June 16, 2018
About Women Can Fly: Women Can Fly is a newly created volunteer organization whose mission is to promote women of all ages to fly. We are pilots and aviation enthusiasts who know the exhilaration of flight, the joy of discovering new horizons, the friendships born of shared visions, with the hope that more women will fulfill their dreams by joining us.
At this event per the Women Can Fly website:
- Pre-Flight Briefing
- This will be a brief walk around a plane with a licensed pilot who will provide you with all the necessary information to give you a safe and enjoyable ride.
- Static Aircraft Display
- Check out airplanes and helicopters by climbing inside and talking with the pilots. You will have the opportunity to have one-on-one time with the pilots of the aircraft. Make sure to check out Nightingale (emergency transport helicopter)!
- Meet and Greet
- Talk with women aviators, student pilots, and professionals who will be happy to discuss their experiences and answer any questions, including how to get started with flight training or learning about career opportunities in aviation.
- Complimentary Flight
- Enjoy a flight in a private airplane with volunteer pilots who would love to share their passion with you!