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Come on ladies and the gents you’re bringing, let’s meet at AirVenture. We have several opportunities to gather so pick one – pick all – and let’s do it. At Thursday morning’s Vintage in Venture, Â LLT member Wendy Lessig and her back-country PA-12 Fat Cub will be there showing off all the fun she’s having. Also meet Donna Miller and her fabulous PT-22! It’ free, it’s fun, hope to see you there!
Join LadiesLoveTaildraggers for lunch at AirVenture 2015. We’ll be meeting two times the week of OSH so take your pick. If you’d like to purchase LadiesLoveTaildraggers tshirts they will be available.
#1) Tuesday, July 21, 12:30 pm, LadiesLoveTaildraggers Lunch at the Hilton Garden Inn Rooftop Terrace Cafe. We have reservations for a big group so come if you can. Ride the North 40 bus and ask them to stop at the Hilton. If you havenâ€™t been to this rooftop restaurant, itâ€™s the best spot in all of AirVenture to see the airport.Â Allow extra time â€“ itâ€™s a long way over there.
Wednesday is Women In Aviation day. Be sure and make your reservations for their Wednesday Breakfast and Lunch.
Wednesday, July 22,Â 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.,EAA Nature Center,Â WomenVenture WAI Connect Breakfast.Â $15 per person (advance rate, until July 15), $20 per person (after July 15 or onsite).Â Join us for breakfast and connect with fellow WAI members and aviation enthusiasts at Oshkosh! Enjoy a delicious breakfast, mingle with other WAI members and a few special guests.Â WAI Connect Breakfast Speaker will be Jessica Cox. Jessica is recognized internationally as an inspirational keynote speaker. Born without arms, Jessica now flies airplanes, drives cars and otherwise lives a normal life using her feet as others use their hands. She holds the Guinness World Record for being the first armless person in aviation history to earn a pilot's certificate. Convinced that the way we think has a greater impact on our lives than our physical constraints, she chose to pursue a degree in psychology at the University of Arizona. Since then she has traveled to 20 countries sharing her inspirational message.Â Purchase Breakfast Tickets: WAI Members should purchase tickets for the breakfast online in the Members Only Section and Guests can register at https://www.wai.org/eventreg/event_start.cfm?did4=25 or by calling WAI headquarters at (937) 839-4647.Â After breakfast, head to show center for our traditional photo of women in aviation at the show. The WomenVenture photo will be at 11:00am on Boeing Plaza.
The WomenVenture Power Lunch will feature speakers Cindy Hasselbring, WAI 22909, who leads and coordinates STEM education initiatives for the Maryland State Department of Education and Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan, WAI 33020, NOAA Administrator. Cindy has passionately pursued her dream of traveling to space and recently interviewed for NASA's Astronaut Candidate Program. Kathryn is a distinguished scientist, renowned astronaut, and intrepid explorer.Â For more information on the day's events and to register for the Power Lunch (tickets $5) visitwww.airventure.org/womenventure
#2) Thursday, July 23, 11:00 a.m. Come and support your sister taildragger pilots at the “Vintage in Review” program featuring our LadiesLoveTaildraggers’ members and their aircraft. Come and see Wendy and herÂ back-country PA-12 Fat Cub. Also meet Donna Miller and her PT-22! Come early to get a seat in the bleachers and wear your LadiesLoveTaildraggers tshirts in support of our ladies!
#3) Friday, July 24, 12:30 pm. Same as Tuesday. LadiesLoveTaildraggers Lunch at the Hilton Garden Inn Rooftop Terrace Cafe. We have reservations for a big group so come if you can. Ride the North 40 bus and ask them to stop at the Hilton. If you havenâ€™t been to this rooftop restaurant, itâ€™s the best spot in all of AirVenture to see the airport.Â Allow extra time â€“ itâ€™s a long way over there.
Let me know if we’re missing opportunities to get together as a group; meetups? seminars? parties? If you have an event you would like to invite our members to, please send a message to LadyTaildraggers@gmail.com.