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Core customers are beginning to seize control of the direction of the industry Fatal Traps for Helicopter Pilots. With an intentional mission of making aviation a more attainable and affordable reality than it has traditionally been, LIFT is widening and transforming the pilot pool. The days of a white male-dominated industry may not be gone yet, but they are starting to be part of the past. Meet the future of commercial airline pilots. Jared Hadley As an eight-year-old boy, Jared Hadley knew the first time he flew in an airplane that he wanted to be a pilot.
The cost of attending an aviation program through a traditional four-year university was too high and became a barrier for him to begin flight training. Hearing about LIFT changed that. In addition to being excited about his own future, Hadley is also pumped about more people like him becoming pilots. As society is more diverse and expects equality in all aspects of life, the aviation industry has to become open to a more diverse pool of pilots.
Anyone can be a pilot if you have the passion and determination. Sean Bell Men and women who are looking to change their careers are also discovering this vocation as an option they had never previously considered. Sean Bell, 26, was working as a flight dispatcher for Republic when he decided to pursue what he has loved since he was a kid. But I knew what my goal was and wanted to take action. I believe having pilots with the right attitude and perspective on how the industry is moving and growing will help.
Life is full of risk but the reward of becoming a pilot is extremely great. I know that this is the best decision I have ever made. I help, esp. Mentor became women. Here are some of my success But because I never saw any women working in stories, which I hope will educate the readers to the aviation jobs, it never occurred to me that I could importance of either finding a mentor or being be a professional pilot, aircraft mechanic, air traffic a mentor.
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I have. Civil Air Patrol Cadets these scholarships that she was hooked on the idea of becoming a pilot. As soon as her intro flight was over, Tori walked up to the counter at the school and signed up for flight training. And she has never looked back!
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Tori and I get together several times a year to review her progress and goals for flying. She has progressed amazingly well through flight training, obtaining her private pilot rating, instrument rating, and commercial rating, along with becoming sky-diving certified. I think it is safe to say the sky is not the limit for Tori!
I was asked to be the guest speaker at a summer graduation ceremony for a Science Olympiad program for elementary school students. Maybe that was a spark for their future? But my favorite moment was when one cadet stood up at attention and announced that he thought everything I had done in my career was so fascinating that he was going to change his major to Aerospace Engineering the next day! I also helped a high school student named Gallegos walk through a series of aviation career options while she was applying to colleges. We had seen each other a few times in the past and simply met for coffee, which was all it took for me to provide her a list of recommendations to think about.
It is these moments that I cherish and do, in fact, categorize as mini mentoring experiences. As an Air Force veteran, I am very proud to have helped three women enter military aviation careers. Krula when I first moved to San Diego in I met She was trying to decide whether or not to join the Air Force, which was a lifelong dream of hers, but she also wanted to stay based in San Diego and have a family and connections to the community.
Shea of her letters of recommendation. I am so proud of Paris for finding the balance she always sought, as she is currently an aircraft maintenance officer in the Air Force Reserves, and also holds a civilian job as the Assistant Airport Manager for one of the General Aviation airports in San Diego.
I also mentor two incredible women who are currently in the U. I met Davis several years ago when she was an enlisted member of the Navy, working as a mechanic on H helicopters. She told me that she always wanted to be a pilot, so I helped her find a local flight instructor to take private lessons. San Diego in the summer of , to provide her the leadership experience I sensed she needed and for which she was naturally talented. Serena also was accepted into OCS and is now in flight training. Both Shea and Serena invited me to their OCS graduation ceremonies, and it was my honor to be there and to arrange for my friend and colleague, CAPT Tamara Graham, to perform their private commissioning ceremonies.
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Part of being a mentor is also networking to connect others, and I am so glad that CAPT Graham will be available to mentor both of these Naval aviators in the future. Because of my technical background, Naia first asked me to review one of her class projects. I was so impressed with her that we started a very productive mentor-mentee relationship. I was able to do things like introduce Naia to a retired female astronaut, help her with graduate school decisions, and provide her career guidance.
Sometimes, mentoring happens by accident.
We were getting ready to move away from San Diego earlier this year and our house was being shown to prospective Bynum walked through buyers. A woman named the house and froze when she entered my home office.
Kaitlyn to be a pilot. We have been meeting and talking ever since, and I am helping Erin carve out her path to become a commercial pilot. She is brave to be making a mid-career change, and I am so honored to be one of the people helping to guide her towards achieving her dream.
As you see through these stories, mentoring can be quite beneficial to the person being mentored. For the rest of you, I believe the rewards of being a mentor are even greater. And remember that you can be a mentor to someone regardless of your age! Get out there and be like Mentor from Greek mythology, building relationships with others based on affection and trust. You never know how many lives you can change. I am writing this article on a flight with First Air to the rugged, strong, beautiful arctic tundra of Iqaluit.
I am full of excitement as I embark upon a new adventure - travelling to Nunavut.
There is one reason I am on this journey, a reason that encompasses many elements, and that reason is Elevate Aviation. Participants in the Cross-Country Tour are offered a mentor from our mentorship program. Elevate Aviation was born from a desire to help women find lives they love through an avenue they most likely never considered - aviation. Beginning with an aviation calendar, Elevate Aviation has turned into so much more. It is the Cross-County Tour that takes us to remote Iqaluit.
In , we brought a group of young women to the Edmonton Airport and created a day to take them on a tour inside the industry. When we put that day together, we had no idea that five years later we would have the Cross-Country Tour which now lands in 20 locations, including every province and territory in Canada, in a span of one week each year.
The annual Cross-Country Tour allows attendees to spend the day with women in the industry, hear inspirational stories of their journeys into aviation, and to visit their workplaces to see firsthand why they love their jobs.