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WELCOME TO THE WEBSITE OF THE WHIRLY-GIRLS, INTERNATIONAL WOMEN HELICOPTER PILOTS.

We are a support network for pilots and provide a variety of scholarships to women for helicopter training. 

Members who have paid their dues for the year can click on the Login button on the left bar to log in and see additional links. You can also search on members who have paid dues. Please contact the webmaster with questions or issues with your account.

You can pay dues online with PayPal or a credit card by clicking the Donations and Dues tab above. 

 

Whirly-Girls Scholarship

Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund Inc. announce additional Career Development Scholarships for 2015 and 2016

June 10, 2015 — The Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund Board of Directors is excited to announce three new annual scholarship commitments for each of the 2015 and 2016 Scholarship Programs. Two 5-day Crew Resource Management Instructor (CRMI) courses and one 4.5-hour online Crew Resource Management (CRM) course are being provided and taught by leading industry expert Randy Mains.

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Our members are very important to our future success and your input in very helpful. If you did not attend the 2015 Heli-Expo your information is still valuable regarding our scholarships, website and programs. Lastly you will be asked for preferences regarding the Collective Pitch and 2015 Membership Directory.

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The Whirly-Girl Store is Now Open

Get your custom Whirly-Girl merchandise: our online store is now open and ready for your orders. Special 15% discount to celebrate the store that has all the official Whirly-Girl merchandise! Visit our store and support the Whirly-Girls!

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The Spring Collective Pitch is up

Members whose dues are current can log on to view the newsletter in the members only section. Take a look at photos and descriptions of the festivities from this year's 60th Silver Anniversary celebrations in Orlando, and catch up with new members!

Advancing helicopter research for almost a century

NASA Langley Research Center

View an overview of helicopter and vertical aircraft flight tests performed at NASA Langley over the last 95 years. 

NASA Langley has conducted helicopter and other vertical flight aircraft flight, wind tunnel and crash tests over the last 95 years, including looking at some amazing concepts like the "flying banana" and a number of vertical take off and landing aircraft. For its contributions NASA Langley has been named a Vertical Flight Heritage Site by the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International.

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Celebrate Women Hovering Over the World (WHOW)

Mark your calendars for July 25, 2015 and gather together with local Whirly-Girls and friends in celebration and friendship. Contact Kathryn McSeveney at wgmcoor@whirlygirls.org for local meeting information.

Celebrate Women Hovering Over the World (WHOW)

 

Do-Si-Do In the Sky

Through research into the U.S. Army Helicopter Square Dance Team, we have a chance to view the Whirly-Girls inspiration for the original logo.

The film, Do-Si-Do in the Sky, follows the helicopter square dance team in its heyday of the 1950s.

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In Memoriam

We honor our past members who are Hovering in Heaven. 

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Contact Us

Please contact the Secretary if you have questions about this amazing organization, wish to partner with us to advance opportunities for women in rotorcraft aviation, or would like to receive our informational brochure. If you have questions about the website, please email the Webmaster. 

 

 

We have new job postings on our members only job page -- last updated 14 June 2015Take a look! 
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Our Corporate Sponsors

Bell Helicopter  Enstrom
 Guidance Aviation HAI 

 

Updated: 6/23/15

 
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