Ascend Newsletter

Av Reads

  AeroSquad “The Adventures of Aero Squad” emerges as a labor of love from the mind of Taylor Fox, a former F-22 fighter pilot. Taylor’s profound affection for both writing and aviation propelled him to craft a heartwarming book series featuring a distinctive squadron of young jet characters. The young ones are sure to love[...]
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2023 Women in Emerging Aviation Technology Awards

  The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum is gearing up for a momentous occasion in support of pioneering women in the drone industry. They will host the prestigious 2023 Women in Emerging Aviation Technology Awards. Originally conceived as a drone-focused awards ceremony in 2017, this event has evolved significantly as drone technology expanded into adjacent[...]
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Get ready to spread your wings and Make a difference!

Join in for the countdown to registration for the “25k to Flight” virtual walk/run, hosted by the philanthropic arm of the Women Rock Wings community, The Women Rock Wings Foundation. This extraordinary event is not just about putting one foot in front of the other; it’s about taking giant strides towards empowering women in aviation[...]
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Hispanic Heritage Month

In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month in 2023, let us come together to celebrate the remarkable achievements of Latinas in aviation and aerospace. By shining a spotlight on their accomplishments, sharing their inspiring stories, and fostering mentorship and educational opportunities, we can pay tribute to the invaluable contributions of Latinas in these industries. Through awareness,[...]
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Women In the Private Jet Industry

It’s no secret the number of women both the aviation and aerospace industries are exceptionally low. In fact for the most part female pilot rates stagger right below 10% according to FAA Statistics in 2022. And if we delve into other aviation professions outside of Flight Attendants the numbers are even lower. However, with several[...]
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