Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly
Being a pilot means having technical expertise, persistence, and lots of courage! In Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly, readers ages 9-12 meet three women who are working in Read More
Rene Banglesdorf, CEO, Charlie Bravo Aviation, author of Crushing Mediocrity: 10 Ways to Rise Above the Status Quo
"The aviation industry has a lot to offer young women–a chance to see the world, build an exciting career, and make a major impact on our future. This book is a fun and well-written peek into what's available."
Jill Long, aviator, owner of Ragged Edge Aviation
"Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly has outstanding examples of "cool women' who followed in Besse Coleman's footsteps and "refused to take "No" for an answer!' I look forward to seeing those who read this book flying off my wingtip someday!"
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Detailed Book Description
Being a pilot means having technical expertise, persistence, and lots of courage! In Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly, readers ages 9-12 meet three women who are working in aviation and discover what it takes to fly high in this challenging field.
- Readers learn the history of aviation, including early engineering successes and missteps, career options, and key people in the field.
- Girls in Aviation Day hosted by Women in Aviation International is celebrated on September 24, 2016.
- Explains how aviation is important in our daily lives and is more than just a recreational pursuit.
- Combines subjects of math, physics, and engineering.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Up and Away!
Into the Wild, Blue Yonder