Oct 2019 Raquel Labastida, Florida
Raquel is based at FLL, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is currently a flight attendant but recently has become very interested in changing roles and becoming a pilot! She says she talks with the pilots that she works with all the time and they keep encouraging her to get her PPL. Once she did the introductory flight she fell in love with flying and now she is currently in the process of finding schools/CFIs and scholarships to help pay for it.
Aircraft flown: Cessna 150
Dream taildragger: Bellanca 14-13
Raquel says, “I am excited to be a part of this women in aviation group and can’t wait to meet other women with the same passion!”