? Journey to the Stars: Kara's NASA Adventure
Wonder Women of Aviation
by Natalia Mcalee
3M ago
In this week's episode of Wonder Women of Aviation, we are thrilled to have Kara Hueni, a dedicated NASA JSC Flight Management Specialist. She shares her captivating journey to becoming a part of the space exploration dream team! ? Kara's story is truly out-of-this-world as she takes us behind the scenes and shares the secrets of working at NASA, from her earliest aspirations to the thrilling reality of her job. ?️ Get ready to be inspired and awed as Kara delves into her experiences with the Super Guppy, a massive cargo plane that's an unsung hero in NASA's missions. ?️ Tune in now for an epi ..read more
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Golden Knights Unveiled: Behind the Parachutes
Wonder Women of Aviation
by Natalia Mcalee
3M ago
On this episode of "WWOA ," we take you behind the scenes at the Atlantic City Airshow. In this special episode, we're catching up with the renowned Golden Knights GOLD team right before they take to the skies. While time was limited due to their imminent mission, we managed to get a brief glimpse into the world of this exceptional team and their daring objectives. The Golden Knights, often shrouded in mystery, are the elite precision parachuting team of the U.S. Army. With unparalleled skills and nerves of steel, they perform incredible feats that leave audiences in awe. Join us as we dive in ..read more
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The Wings of Evelyn Sharp: Honoring an Aviation Pioneer
Wonder Women of Aviation
by Natalia Mcalee
3M ago
In this riveting episode of "Wonder Women of Aviation," we dive headfirst into the exhilarating life of Evelyn Sharp, affectionately known as Sharpie. An accomplished aviatrix who blazed a trail in the skies during a time when few women dared to fly. Sharpie's story is one of courage, resilience, and passion - from her spectacular feats in flight training to her pivotal role in the formation of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS). Tragically, her life was cut short, but her legacy continues to inspire. Through the efforts of Aviana, we keep Sharpie's memory alive as we soar the skie ..read more
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Discovering The Tinker Belle C-46: A Historical Aircraft Podcast
Wonder Women of Aviation
by Natalia Mcalee
3M ago
Join us on The Tinkerbell, a C 46 plane that is part of the Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show! Get an inside look at this amazing aircraft with one of its pilots. Learn about its lengthy history and all the incredible features it has to offer. Be sure to tune in for a unique glimpse into one of the most iconic planes in aviation history. Learn more about this beautiful historical aircraft at : https://www.facebook.com/c46tinkerbelle/ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wonderwomenofaviation/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/won ..read more
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Get To Know Liz Franklin Of Franklins Flying Circus - a legendary aerobatic comedy act!
Wonder Women of Aviation
by Natalia Mcalee
3M ago
Welcome to our EXCLUSIVE interview with the fabulous Liz Franklin of Franklins Flying Circus! In this interview, Liz tells us her incredible story, from being a 3 year old fascinated by aviation to becoming part of one of the most daring and humorous comedy acts around. Get ready to fly high as we explore Liz's role in Franklins Flying Circus, her dreams of becoming a pilot and much more. Learn more about this dynamic duo at https://www.franklinairshow.com/ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wonderwomenofaviation/message Support this podcast: https://podcas ..read more
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Interview with former CEO of United Airlines Oscar Munoz on his new book Turnaround Time -A love letter to United employees
Wonder Women of Aviation
by Natalia Mcalee
3M ago
This week's eps Oscar Munoz, the former United Airlines CEO, joins me. We will discuss his new book “Turnaround Time”, which provides insight into the challenges facing airline executives operating during uncertain times. He'll also be giving tips on how any business leader can apply these lessons to succeed in their own industry. Keep watching till the end for more! Order your copy at oscar-munoz.com --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wonderwomenofaviation/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wonderwomenofaviation/support ..read more
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Soaring High: The Wonder Women of Aviation talks to Gigi Coleman, Bessie's Colemans Great Niece -a Soaring Legacy
Wonder Women of Aviation
by Natalia Mcalee
3M ago
In the upcoming episode of "The Wonder Women of Aviation," we are thrilled to bring you an inspiring and informative conversation with our special guest, Gigi Coleman. Gigi is not only the great-niece of the legendary Bessie Coleman – the first African American and Native American woman to hold a pilot's license – but also an accomplished performer, speaker, and educator committed to preserving and advancing her great-aunt's incredible legacy. In this episode, Gigi will discuss her one-woman show, "Queen Bess," where she portrays her trailblazing Great-Aunt Bessie to captivate audiences both ..read more
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Panchito- The B25 Bomber a symbol of American History
Wonder Women of Aviation
by Natalia Mcalee
3M ago
The B-25 Mitchell Bomber, affectionately nicknamed "Panchito," is a symbol of American ingenuity and determination during World War II. This medium bomber was developed by North American Aviation and produced between 1940 and 1945. A staggering total of 9,815 B-25s were built throughout the war, making it one of the most widely produced aircraft models in history. The B-25 holds a special place in the pantheon of military aviation due to its versatility, dependability, and widespread use. The B-25 was designed to excel in various combat scenarios, focusing primarily on medium-altitude bombing ..read more
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How "The Flying Princess" Is Helping Girls Pursue Their Dreams of Aviation
Wonder Women of Aviation
by Natalia Mcalee
3M ago
Laura Humphries, known as "The Flying Princess" to her friends and social media followers, is on a mission to help girls pursue their dreams of aviation. It all started when she saw a Black female airline captain working the same flight. That's all it took for Humphries to know that she could be a pilot.  Since then, Humphries has created a book, titled You Look Like Me, which is designed to help inspire and expose our youth - especially young girls - to the amazing career fields where we have the least representation. Her goal is to show young girls that anything is possible if you set y ..read more
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Uncovering History: Exploring the Accomplishments of Sharon Mcdougle, Airforce Vet and Pioneering NASA Suit Technician!
Wonder Women of Aviation
by Natalia Mcalee
3M ago
This Women's History Month, join us in honoring Sharon McDougle, a former Air Force veteran and NASA suit technician. She was the first African-American woman to don a flight suit and help prepare the SR71 aircraft for its incredible missions. Hear her story of what it was like to be a pioneer in aviation and the struggles she faced along the way. Plus, learn all about NASA flight suits - the materials they use, the features that make them different from regular flight suits, and even some special features like diapers that are designed for astronauts! She even suited Dr Mae C. Jemison an Amer ..read more
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