Friday's Flyer: meet Emily, biochemist, sled dog keeper, commercial helicopter pilot and Centennial of Women Pilots participant
Emily Winter Hiller never planned to have a career in aviation. She studied biochemistry. After a couple years working in corporate pharmaceutical research, she chose to become a sled dog keeper.
She drove her dogs from Vermont to Alaska, a journey of 4500 miles, and lived on a glacier giving rides to tourists. During that stay, her link to showers and supplies was a helicopter. She fell in love.
Women pilots are invited to fly-in and stay at the beautiful Heythrop Park Resort on October 8th 2010.
During the weekend, the site will host BWPA's annual meeting and Gone With The Wind's Women Pilots Balloon Event. The focus will be on introducing more women into aviation whether in balloons, fixed wings, helicopters, or whatever. Everybody is welcome, PuTs, pilots, crew!
For more information about the event, click here.