Aviation for Women
Peggy Chabrian, Ed.D.
Editor in Chief
Dr. Philip Parker
Sherry Parshley, Ph.D.
Jenny T. Beatty
Scott M. Spangler
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EAA AirVenture featured an all-woman air show. The performers were (front row)
the Misty Blues skydiving team and (left to right, back row) Teresa Stokes,
Patty Wagstaff, Susan Dacy, Jill Long, Melissa Pemberton, Debby Rihn-Harvey,
Julie Clark, Suzanne Asbury-Oliver, Debbie Gary
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18 2010 WAI SCHOLARSHIPS AND APPLICATION PROCEDURES
24 FLIGHT NURSES: COLLECTIVE WISDOM by Scott M. Spangler
28 MEDICAL EVAC WITH A GLIDER by Murdoch Moore
30 FLIGHT NURSES TODAY BRING IRAQ WOUNDED HOME by Tim Malloy
32 CATHY AHLES, PREMIER AIRCRAFT SALES interview by Amy Laboda
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2 President’s Message
6 WAI News
14 WAI Corporate Member Profile
15 Tech Tips
16 Sources & Resources
23 Where Are They Now?
46 Careers & Classifieds
47 Advertisers Index
48 In Our Own Words
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5 FLYING FAMILY
by Amy Laboda
by Arlynn McMahon
by Dr. Phil Parker
by Patricia Luebke
by Sherry Parshley, Ph.D.
Pam Witt Hillen, R.N., ThedaStar flight
nurse, stands beside her ride, a Euro-