Flying W Airport & Resort
60 Fostertown Road
Medford, NJ 08055
Hosted by Women in Aviation International (WAI) Corporate Member, Signature Flight Support, we bring you the first ever "Girls in Aviation Day" to South Jersey!
On this day, globally, WAI chapters and corporate supporters are facilitating events to help attract, inspire, expose girls to aviation, to STEM, to the amazing careers of our growing industry.
We are excited to bring #GIAD18 to the Flying W Airport & Resort, include all the Girl Scouts of Central and South Jersey, as well as girls in the local area hungry to learn more about airplanes and technology.
Our girls will experience up-close interaction with a number of general aviation airplanes and rotorcraft, UAVs, drones and the gyrocopter! Food, STEM activities and fun also awaits!
Sign up now, get your aviator sunglasses ready, don't leave home without your passion and energy, and get ready to be INSPIRED-EMPOWERED-ENERGIZED.
See you soon!
Your friends at Signature Flight Support, Flying W Airport, South Jersey Regional Airport
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
No ID required. This event is limited to girls, K-12, as GIAD is focused on increasing the female population in aviation fields. This is their opportutniy to enjoy an event for them, about them, supporting them.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The Flying W Airport has ample parking. You should not have an issue finding a parking spot once you arrive.
What can I bring into the event?
Feel free to bring your own lawn chair, cooler (no alcohol please) of preferred food/drink items if needed. Food/drinks will be provided by our sponsors too.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any specific questions. As our keynote speaker for this event, she is also a WAI member and helping to facilitate the details of this event. She can also be reached at 904-860-1886.
Our #GIAD18 host, Signature Flight Support, has grown to become the world's largest network of Fixed Base Operations (FBOs). With over 200 locations providing consistent, exceptional service, Signature's worldwide network of FBOs delivers essential support services for business and private aviation, including refueling, hangarage, maintenance, repair and overhaul, and a variety of other world-class amenities with exceptional customer service.
Signature is no stranger to helping influence more women in aviation. For many years, Signature actively sponsors, gets involved and supports events globally focused on STEM/aviation, and inspiring our next generation to explore this industry. They realize, without a qualified workforce of the future, aviation will cease to exist, loose the infrastructure we all take for granted today. That is why, hosting this event is so important to Signature's leadership, goals and vision for their future, and the future of all aviation/aerospace.
Signature Flight Support has worked alongside universities, schools, global STEM programs and women of influence to meet these goals. That is why, this #GIAD18 speaker is Lyndse Costabile. Lyndse has worked with the amazing Signature Flight Support team on various projects, programs and events over the last six plus years. Read below a bit about her keynote for this event!
Lyndse Costabile, Keynote Speaker, #GIAD18 Flying W Airport
What better way to help inspire, educate, attract, empower and encourage girls to explore aviation and STEM than one of our local women of influence, global STEM advocate, philanthropist and entrepreneur?
Lyndse Costabile is thrilled to meet you! For her complete bio, visit her website here: https://fundavconsulting.com/leadership
Lyndse is excited to share her journey in aviation, her current mission to bring more girls to the industry, share how girls can enter aviation, overcome limitations or barriers, and let their passions take flight!
Lyndse was the mastermind behind the Dreams Soar, global solo flight for STEM, founded by Afghani-born Shaesta Waiz (first female civilian pilot from Afghanistan & youngest women to fly solo around the world) who completed her circumnavigation on October 4, 2017, after 145 days visiting 22 countries, 32 outreach events, 30 stops, nearly 25,000 miles flown across 5 continents. No feat is too large for Lyndse. She takes hold of any challenge, embraces it, pours her heart and soul to bring success to every organization, project, program or event she's supporting.
Let's get more girls in the air!