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Girls in Aviation Day!

🔹 Girls around the world (ages 8-17) will be able to experience the 6th Annual Girls in Aviation Day (GIAD20) through a new and exclusive Aviation for Girls App that will go live on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Look for the app called “WAI Events”

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WAI Opens Chapter in Albuquerque!

A new local chapter of WAI, appropriately named “The Land of Enchantment Chapter” , has landed in New Mexico!  Long awaited, the chapter has already set up a website and hosted a couple online meetings.

The Women in Aviation International (WAI) Land of Enchantment Chapter is dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of girls and women in all aviation and aerospace career fields and interests across the state of New Mexico.  

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Aviation Series at Univ. of New Mexico

Rose Marie will be presenting a series of presentations for the University of New Mexico’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute during the summer of 2020.  The first three focus on the past through the future of Air Traffic Control and the National Airspace System.


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Air to Ground 2020

Three years ago the first version of this book introduced pilots to the world of Air Traffic Control as it is seen from behind the microphones and radar scopes.   In that short period of time things have changed dramatically.

Air Traffic Controllers are still distant authoritative disembodied voices whose main purpose in life is to keep pilots from killing themselves and others by telling them where to go,

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Future of General Aviation Article

Hello Rose Marie,

I have been reading your column in Plane and Pilot News religiously for several years and always enjoy your insight into weather and ATC.  However, this month you did something different and I wanted to let you know that I really liked it and would encourage you to keep this subject alive in future columns.

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“Stress” Book Reviewed by Fly-Low

Fly-Low Magazine book review gives “Stress is Relative” high praise.

It has been my pleasure to write for Fly-Low magazine for the past ten years and this month (July Issue) the editor of Fly-Low magazine did me the honor of reviewing my latest book.   The editor/publisher of Fly-Low,

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Women in Aviation International Conference


I had a blast at the 29th Annual Women in Aviation International conference last week in Reno! It was a blast and for any woman who works in aviation it was a real treat to see over 3,000 airline pilots, military pilots, engineers, mechanics, controllers, and private pilots all come together to celebrate aviation.   

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NMPW recognizes Air to Ground

The annual New Mexico Communication Contest recognizes excellence in print, broadcast, electronic or Internet media, photography, marketing, public relations, graphic arts and journalism in New Mexico. Contest winners are announced in spring and awards are presented at New Mexico Press Women’s annual banquet.

The 2018 New Mexico Press Women’s Communications contest awards have been announced. 

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A Wealth of Information

Hello Rose Marie,
I finished reading your book today. It was straight-forward, easy reading, and I enjoyed it. There is a wealth of information in it, and I learned things that are not published anywhere else, in any FAA textbooks, etc.
You really did a good job of tying Flight Service with other branches of ATC.

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Air to Ground now an E-Book!

If you’ve been thinking you’d like to access all the information Rose Marie has gathered, but really didn’t want a physical book – you’re in luck!  Air to Ground is now available at as a Kindle e-book.  The cost of the e-book through their website is $5.99. 

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