Save the date for the fourth international Girls in Aviation Day on October 13, 2018!
Watch our promo video for #GIAD18!
WAI estimates this year's event will expand again reaching approximately 15,000 girls, ages 8-17, around the world. Interested in becoming a partner in this worldwide event? Need information on advertising in the 2018 Aviation for Girls magazine?
On September 23, 2017, Women in Aviation International chapters around the world brought passion, exploration, learning, and the excitement of aviation and aerospace to approximately 9,700 attendees of the third Girls in Aviation Day.
Check out the highlights and our coverage in the November / December 2017 issue of Aviation for Women:
9,700 attendees estimated
12 countries participated
74 events by chapters and corporate members
35 U.S. chapters
15 international chapters
8 events by WAI corporate members
Thank you to the 2017 GIAD sponsors, and the many sponsors and supporters at the chapter and local level. Your support made this inspirational event fun and educational!
Read the 2107 issue of Aviation for Girls magazine designed for readers ages 8-17!
A selection of press photos of Girls in Aviation Day 2017 at events around the world.
Check WAI social media for coverage of #GIAD17 events around the world. Here's just a few examples:
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Girls in Aviation Day 2017 All Sponsors and Supporters
A big thank you to the hundreds of chapter leaders and members who devoted countless hours of effort and heart, personal funding, and dedication to make Girls in Aviation Day 2017 a resounding success. In addition to chapter members, WAI staff and WAI Chapters all around the world thank the following groups and individuals for their support. The thousands of chapter members and Girls in Aviation Day attendees have a new lasting memory thanks to the generosity of these sponsors and supporters.
|Las Vegas Chapter||Allegiant|
|WAI & Individual Chapters||American Airlines|
|Atlanta's Gone with the Wind Chapter||ATP|
|WAI||Aurora Flight Sciences|
|Stars of the North Chapter||Bernatello's|
|Bluegrass Chapter||Bernoulli's Ice Cream|
|WAI||California Baptist University|
|Bluegrass Chapter||Cardinal Wings Aviation|
|Bluegrass Chapter||Classic Biplane Tours|
|Willamette Valley Wings Chapter||Columbia Helicopters|
|WAI & Individual Chapters||Delta Airlines|
|Bluegrass Chapter||Dirty Tease (t-shirts)|
|North Texas Chapter||Dr. Janette McMurtrie|
|North Texas Chapter||Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Ft. Worth Campus|
|Purdue Chapter & Stars of the North Chapter||Endeavor Air|
|Willamette Valley Wings Chapter||Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum|
|Chicago's Leading Edge Chapter||Exelon|
|North Texas Chapter||FreeFlight|
|North Texas Chapter||Frontiers of Flight Museum|
|First in Flight Chapter||Haeco|
|First in Flight Chapter||Honda Aircraft Company|
|Purdue Chapter||Horizon Air|
|Stars of the North Chapter||Inflight Pilot Training|
|Southern Airways Chapter||Jim Thompson Law|
|Stars of the North Chapter||MAC|
|Stars of the North Chapter||MBAA|
|North Texas Chapter||Million Air Dallas|
|Willamette Valley Wings Chapter||National Weather Service Portland|
|Bluegrass Chapter||NexGen Aviation, LLC|
|Atlanta's Gone with the Wind Chapter||Ogara Jets|
|Willamette Valley Wings Chapter||Oregon International Airshow|
|Rose City Chapter||Pearson Field Education Center|
|WAI & Individual Chapters||Piedmont Airlines|
|Southern Airways Chapter||Pioneer Aviation Management|
|Stars of the North Chapter||Premier Jet Center|
|WAI & Individual Chapters||PSA Airlines|
|North Texas Chapter||Regional Airline Association (RAA)|
|Purdue Chapter||Republic Airline|
|Purdue Chapter & Stars of the North Chapter||SkyWest Airlines|
|EVCC & Washington State Chapter||Snohomish County Airport|
|Purdue Chapter||Southwest Airlines|
|Stars of the North Chapter||Sun Country|
|Purdue Chapter||Textron Aviation|
|Willamette Valley Wings Chapter||The Line Up Shop|
|Southern Airways Chapter||The Southern Museum of Flight|
|WAI||The Sporty's Foundation|
|Purdue Chapter||United Parcel Service (UPS)|
|WAI & Individual Chapters||UPS|
|Willamette Valley Wings Chapter||US World Taekwondo Canby|
|Stars of the North Chapter||UTC Aerospace|
|Bluegrass Chapter||Vintage Warbirds|
|EVCC & Washington State Chapter||Washington State, The Center of Excellence|
|Willamette Valley Wings Chapter||Willamette Aviation|
|Stars of the North Chapter||Wings Financial Credit Union|
|Stars of the North Chapter||Wings Insurance|
|Purdue Chapter||Woolpert Inc.|