Cross Country Tour

Cross Country Tour

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We love to share our stories and connect you with the world of aviation, so in 2021 our Cross Country Tour has been brought to you virtually!

The 2021 Virtual Cross Country Tour is free of charge and each day has been posted below. Each video features a different aspect of aviation. This is an opportunity for women of all ages to explore the variety of careers available in aviation and hear from women who are passionate about what they do. You will hear stories and learn some really cool things about careers as Aircraft Maintenance Engineers, Air Traffic Controllers, Pilots, Aerospace Engineers, and the variety of Airport Operations roles. 

Pilots

March 8, 2021

There are a wide variety of career paths in aviation for pilots. We will hear from an airline pilot, a helicopter pilot, a flight instructor, and a charter pilot to find out how each career path is different and what each of them do! 

Maegan Extross hosts military pilot Jackie Ruiz, flight instructor Carolina Cortes, and airline Captain Melissa Haney. 

Aerospace Engineers

March 9, 2021

What exactly is the role of an Aerospace Engineer and how do you become one? Aerospace Engineering is a extremely unique jobs and we are excited to share what they are working on!

Lisa hosts a fantastic session with Aerospace Engineers Rumbi Muvingi, Amanda Kok, and Alida Ryan. 

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers

March 10, 2021

We will explore Aircraft Maintenance with engineers who specialize in structures, avionics, and maintenance. And with only 2% of AME’s being female, how did these women find their way into aircraft maintenance?

Cassandra Hepp hosts AME’s Pam Cochrane, Crystalle Laamanen, and Jessica Dizon in this fun and informative discussion! 

Airport Operations

March 11, 2021

Find out about the wide variety of jobs available in airports such as safety, fire fighting, and business operations. 

Crystalle Laamanen hosts Chelsey Wright, Marilyn King, and Shelley Christian to discuss the different roles involved in running an airport and how operations differ across Canada. 

Air Traffic Services

March 12, 2021

Learn about how planes move through the sky and who they talk to along the way – from choosing their route, taxiing down the runway, and flying the highways in the sky. 

Katie hosts Dawn Whyte, Camille Hummer, and Lisa Berthiaume  as they each talk about the roles they play and how they started!

Regarder en Français

Nous sommes ravis d’offrir également une session en français!

Le mardi 9 mars 2021

Nous sommes heureux d’offrir une journée francophone dans le cadre de notre tournée virtuelle! Cette tournée virtuelle est l’occasion parfaite pour les personnes de tous les âges d’explorer la panoplie de carrières disponibles en aviation et d’entendre des femmes passionnées discuter de leur métier. Préparez-vous à entendre des histoires fascinantes et à apprendre sur des carrières fascinantes en aviation!

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