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GIFT WITH WINGS
What compelled 45 women from Anchorage to Chesterfield,
N.H., to trek to Vernon, Texas, a tiny north-Texas town where there are
more trucks than cars? All had heard about a unique program called Girls
in Flight Training (GIFT) Academy that provides free ground and flight
instruction for women in all stages of flight training. The second
annual event was held Nov. 3-10 at the Wilbarger County
According to Patti Shannon, the promise of free flight
training was certainly a big draw, but she and many others were in
pursuit of something that can't be logged.
"I needed a serious
boost of confidence," said Shannon, who soloed at GIFT and plans to
finish her Private Pilot's Certificate by yearend. "Flying is something
I've always dreamed of doing. I just needed an environment where
everything seemed possible. Being among such a supportive, encouraging
group of women was truly priceless."
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Flying is better when your noise-canceling headsets perform at their
best and when you don't have an aching head from uncomfortable
sunglasses. So we bring you a completely unique pair of sunglasses
designed by a pilot specifically for this purpose: to be the best, most
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ADVENTURES IN AIRLINERS
Steven Giordano enjoys flying
for a national airline in his day job, but in search of new challenges
he and fellow pilot Gloyd Robinson now spend their free time ferrying
commercial aircraft around the world as Jet Test and Transport. Giordano
talks with AVweb's Mary Grady about the rewards and challenges of
their unusual profession. More...
Introducing Bad Elf GPS
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high performance and reliable operation with Bluetooth connectivity.
Travel all day with 16 hours of battery! Share your GPS with up to five
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REFURBISHED AIRPLANE OF THE MONTH
New airplanes sales may be
a little soft, but we're seeing plenty of refurb work -- everything from
new panels to fresh paint to full-up interiors. We would like to feature
some of these airplanes in the pages of AVweb and spotlight the
owners and shops doing the work. If you have photos of your restored
aircraft -- single, twin or turbine -- send
them along to us, and if we select your airplane as refurb of the
month, we'll contact you for more information. More...
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