We saw how capable the Emirati woman pilot was in leading a mission, so it is nice that other women can have the opportunity to learn how to fly. There are Chapters of this group all throughout the U.S.
Scholarship aims to help female pilots
Posted on » Friday, February 06, 2015
A PIONEERING female aviation society says it hopes a new scholarship scheme will help boost its numbers.
The Arabian Section of the 99's International Women Pilots Association currently has 69 members, but hopes to reach the golden target of 99 to match its name.
It has established the Yvonne Trueman Scholarship, named in honour of its former area governor.
"The scholarship is aimed at promoting opportunities for the flying members of the section to expand their aviation knowledge," current area governor Alia Twal told the GDN.