Available to all students interested in aviation/aerospace and STEM, the Aviation For Girls app delivers valuable content and resources including career videos, virtual museum tours, scholarship information, hands-on activities, book readings in multiple languages, and digital issues of Aviation for Girls magazine year round.
Visit the App Store or Google Play and search for WAI Events to download the Aviation for Girls app. For other devices, including Blackberry and Windows, point your mobile browser to: https://bit.ly/AviationforGirlsApp
Have you ever dreamed of being a flight attendant? Come and meet flight attendants who work for an international airline and hear about their exciting career!
What makes an airplane go up and down? How does an airplane turn? Hop in a real airplane, put your hands on the controls and learn the principles of flight!
You probably don't even realize that there's a whole team of people working together to make sure the airport is safe for your airplane to take off and land - find out how this team keeps our airport safe.
Air Traffic Control
Imagine what would happen to the hundreds of airplanes criss-crossing the sky if we didn't have air traffic controllers? Come and see how they keep all of this traffic organized.
Canadian Forces Careers
When an air force plane takes flight they take their whole team with them. See who comprises their entire support team and how they work as a unit.
Have you ever heard of Bernoulli's Theorem? This is the scientific principle that explains how a 100 ton airplane can fly in the sky. Aeronautical engineers use principles like this in their work every day.
Just like your family car, airplanes need regular maintenance to keep them working safely. Come see these lovely wrench monkeys and the important work they do.
Air medical transport is a growing field. It involves a life-saving team of flight nurses, doctors and paramedics - think of it as a flying ambulance!
Fire Fighters are an important part of the airport team. They are the first responders in the event of an emergency. All of their hoses are hooked up to the truck.
Girl Guides WAI Aviation Girl Fun Patch!
Women in Aviation International has created a Girl Guide fun patch to award to Girl Guides who take part in Girls in Aviation Day events. WAI’s Aviation Girl patch will be available exclusively through WAI chapters around the world to serve the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.
Girl Guide fun patches are worn on the back of the uniform vest to show participation and interest in a subject or activity. "Since the inception of Girls in Aviation Day we have included Girl Scouts, so we created the patch to make Girls in Aviation Day part of Girl Scout culture,” said WAI President Dr. Peggy Chabrian. "We hope the girls will proudly wear their Aviation Girl patch and that it will serve to further promote an interest in aviation as a career and lifestyle.”
Girl Guides who participate in our Winnipeg Girls in Aviation Day event on October 5th, 2019, will have the chance to earn the Aviation Girl patch.