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Women Fly 2017: Aviation Career Fair for Career-Minded Women and Men

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St. Andrews Airport

705 South Gate Rd.

Old Tower

Saint Andrews, MB R1A 3P9

Canada

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Women Fly 2017: Aviation Career Fair for Career-Minded Women and Men invites families, individuals and organizations to explore aviation at St Andrews Airport on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017.

  • Fly the flight simulator

  • Explore over 140 aviation related careers

  • Tour the Air Traffic Control Tower and see Controllers at work

  • Check out aircraft and helicopters on the ground

  • Fly an Airplane = pre-register for boarding pass, women of all ages, limited number of seats. in the event we have empty seats, standby and walk up passengeers are welcome; weight restrictions apply and weather dependant; signed waivers required

  • Interact with medical, police, fire, military, rescue and other aviators

  • Learn Remote Control/Drone flying tips (leave your Drone at Home - NO Drones allowed)

  • Discuss career opportunities with international corporatioins based in Winnipeg, including Boeing, Standard Aero, Magellan

  • Ask recruitment teams from local air carriers about the positions open now and becoming open in the next few months

  • Find out the salaries, training, and entry requirements for wide variety of aviation-related careers

  • Drop in to listen to speakers at the career symposium presenting throughout the day (topics will be posted)

  • Discuss career lifestyles with airline pilots, air traffic controllers, aircraft maintenance engineers, aeronautical engineers and more

Cost: FREE

Open from 8:30 AM until 5:30 PM

Everyone is welcome

FREE flights for women and girls

Food Trucks onsite


Merchandise and Prizes

  • T-Shirts $20 (check for random sales!)

  • Water Bottles $2

  • "Share" the event information on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to win prizes including a flight in a Glider with the Winnipeg Gliding Association; an Engagement/Birthday/Bucket List Flight; and more listed in Social Media.

Raffle Tickets

  • Fllight for Two anywhere Calm Air flies

  • 1/2 hour flight in Fast Air Helicopter - 4 winners!

  • 1 week accommodation on Saltspring Island, BC, includes bicycles, kayak and more

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

If you'd like to help us bring this amazing event to St Andrews Airport, we'd love to work with you as our entire crew are volunteers! Please help make Women Fly 2017 a success.

We need volunteers in three key areas:

1. Pilots and Planes
Fill in forms: Pilot Registration Form and Pilot Waiver; Download the WG VTA Chart

2. Food Vendors: Food Vendor Application

3. General Volunteers: General Volunteers Form

Instructions on where to submit your form are on the forms themselves.

NEW! Through the gracious gift of several sponsors, we have scholarships available for pilots who don’t own their own plane but want to participate! Detailed information: Aviation Career Fair Scholarships. Apply today!

Volunteers are what makes this event a success! Thank you for volunteering!

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Location

St. Andrews Airport

705 South Gate Rd.

Old Tower

Saint Andrews, MB R1A 3P9

Canada

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