Women in Aviation Part 5 of 5

Women in aviation: Hope on the horizon Posted on September 18, 2020 by Lola Reid Allin SKIES MAGAZINE Editor’s note: Lola Reid Allin is a writer, photographer, adventurer and commercial pilot based in Ontario. This is part 5 of a 5-part series by Lola about the under-representation of women in commercial aviation. Click to read part 1, part 2, part 3,…

WOMEN IN AVIATION

Women in aviation: Realities of the profession Posted on September 17, 2020 by Lola Reid Allin SKIES MAGAZINE Editor’s note: Lola Reid Allin is a writer, photographer, adventurer and commercial pilot based in Ontario. This is part 4 of a 5-part series by Lola about the under-representation of women in commercial aviation. Click to read part 1, part 2 and part 3. …

Women in aviation: Part 3 of 5 LANDMARK CASES

Women in Aviation ~ Canada, USA, Australia, & Britain Posted on September 16, 2020 by Lola Reid Allin Editor’s note: Lola Reid Allin is a writer, photographer, adventurer and commercial pilot based in Ontario. This is part 3 of a 5-part series by Lola about the under-representation of women in commercial aviation. Click to read part 1 and part 2. In…

Women in Aviation: The Hard Facts

Skies Magazine http://www.skiesmag.com Editor’s note: Lola Reid Allin is a writer, photographer, adventurer and commercial pilot based in Belleville, Ont. This is part 2 of a 5-part series by Lola about the under-representation of women in commercial aviation. Read part 1 here. In 1960, one in 21,417 licensed pilots in America was female. By 1980, the…

Skies Magazine: Women in Aviation

Notes from females at the controls Posted on September 14, 2020 by Lola Reid Allin Editor’s note: Lola Reid Allin is a writer, photographer, adventurer and commercial pilot based in Belleville, Ont. This is part 1 of a 5-part series by Lola about the under-representation of women in commercial aviation. In the 40 years since my first flight…

Girls CAN Fly

Saturday May 11—A fabulous day at Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre introducing the wonderful world of aviation to girls, age 8-18.  

I joined the 99s

When I started my flying career in 1979, the The Ninety-Nines celebrated their 50th Birthday. As the only international organization of female pilots in the world, I considered joining the 99s founded by my hero Amelia Earhart and named after the original 99 members. Had I joined the 99s, I likely would have benefited from…

The Sky’s the Limit!

On June 25th, 2016 I attended the CFB Trenton Airshow on the very day that my dear friend and former student, Joyce Spring was celebrating her birthday.  This serendipity prompted me to post a blog about her second book, The Sky’s the Limit (2006).    Joyce’s first book, Daring Lady Flyers (1994), highlighting the stories of daring…

Quinte International Air Show 2016

Dateline: June 25-26, 2016 Organizers at Canadian Forces Base Trenton, Ontario, Canada were rewarded for their tremendous efforts when approximately 80,000 people attended QIAS2016, the first airshow held at CFB Trenton since 2003.   The biannual event had always been popular but military personnel felt that, while Canadian soldiers fought overseas, a celebration would be inappropriate. The Skyhawks…