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Georgina Hunter-Jones, professional helicopter pilot by design

On a day-to-day basis, as a professional helicopter pilot, my life is varied. Some days I teach flying on the Schweizer 300 or Robinson R44, other days I will fly the JetRanger into a wedding venue or a race meeting. About once a week, I fly the London heliroutes (along the river though the capital) with a group of people. On another day I might ‘moonlight’ into fixed wing, doing, “a loop and a roll …

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Share your story. Win an iWOAW subscription upgrade!

Sharing your story has never been so rewarding! Tell us about your training, your career, your projects, your successes and you could win an iWOAW subscription upgrade or extension (worth up to $60 USD). To qualify, login and click on the “Story” button in the “Share your story” section of your dashboard. Submit as many articles as you want before January 31, 2022.  If we include your article in our monthly newsletter, you win!

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Drone committee concurs with iWOAW and urges the FAA to adopt gender neutral language

Since 2016, iWOAW has been a relentless and vocal advocate for removing verbal barriers to women inclusion in the air and space industry. That year, while the U.S. Marines were implementing gender-neutral personnel titles to diversify recruitment, the FAA was busy replacing Practical Test Standards with Airman Certification Standards. The Drone Advisory Committee sees the switch to gender neutral terminology as a step towards “modeling the leadership and behaviors that will build a more inclusive …

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TEI Most Female Friendly Corporation Worldwide Award

Meet TEI, winner of the Most Female Friendly Corporation Worldwide Award (2019, 2020, & 2021)

“The iWOAW events and awards have allowed us to make our voice heard by a larger audience”, says TUSAŞ Engine Industries, Inc. (TEI). “We are becoming better known and preferred by female candidates. Our female employee ratio has increased over the years”. About TEI TUSAŞ Engine Industries, Inc. (TEI) is a joint venture company established in 1985 between Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc., General Electric (GE), Turkish Armed Forces Foundation (TSKGV) and the Turkish Aviation Association …

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Elizabeth Robertson, from First-to-Solo Challenge candidate to commercial pilot

One day when she was a little girl, Elizabeth Robertson was lying on an old school bench swing in her grand mother’s backyard in Texas, USA, when she declared: “I want to be in the sky one day”, Her grand mother told her that she was crazy and that she should go to college, get a degree and get a job. And that is exactly what she did. Elizabeth earned a Bachelor of Science in …

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