Published on October 2nd, 2019 | by Mark Dwyer0
Girls in Aviation Day 2019 at Weston Airport
Join the Women in Aviation International (WAI) Ireland Chapter Girls in Aviation Day Ireland which will be hosted by National Flight Centre at Weston Aerodrome, Lexlip, Co Dublin on Saturday 26th October from 9.30 am – 2.00 pm. There are 50 tickets for girls aged 12+ plus and 1 parent to join the WAI Ireland Chapter for a morning of Aviation Discovery. Tickets are on first come first served basis!
This event is designed to educate, inspire and encourage girls ages 12 + to learn more about flight and the fantastic range of training and career options available to them. The day begins with a guided tour of the National Flight Centre with their female instructors and students to get a behind the scenes look at this top class flight training facility and observing the students in the classrooms and the flight simulators.
Everyone gets a chance to get up close to the training aircraft, have a typical pre-flight walk around with a flight instructor, and even sit in the Captains seat to get a taste of what might be ahead. Engineering is highlighted with a visit to NFC Engineering hangar where their fleet of single and twin engine training aircraft are maintained. Training courses for Aircraft Engineer through Irish Air Corps, Maintenance and Repair Organisations, Airlines and ETB’s.
During the day participants will get meet real role models, talk to female pilots, engineers, and aviation professionals who will pass on their first hand stories of how they became involved in aviation and why!
Women in Aviation International’s network of corporate members, partners and more than 130 chapters, are making their plans for individual events for Girls in Aviation Day 2019. Girls in Aviation Day is truly a worldwide event with activities planned by WAI chapters from Australia to the Netherlands, from India to Botswana and Ireland!
Register for FREE HERE