you’re a female pilot, current or not, or a female who has started
flight lessons, meet at AeroShell Square at 10:30 a.m. today for a
group picture of the largest gathering ever of women aviators.
you can’t make the picture, still make time to sign a giant
logbook that will track the number of female pilots attending EAA
AirVenture Oshkosh 2008. The logbook is displayed in the EAA Welcome
Center, again allowing women pilots—current or otherwise and
student pilots, too—to sign in and participate in an attempt to
establish a world record for the largest single gathering of women
aviators in history.
all part of WomenVenture, a joint effort by EAA and Women in
Aviation International, which aims to attract women as new pilots
through the presentation of programs, seminars, speakers and events
during the week.
According to 2007 FAA
Airman data, women make up about 6 percent of the total number of
pilots in the United States, or about 35,784 of the 590,349 pilots.