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CLE Polos for sale!

We know it’s blazing hot outside, but we’re looking forward to cooler temps this fall so we can rock our new and improved 1/4 zips! Upon much request, we have revamped our chapter attire: The Tonal Blend 1/4 Zip Pullover is made from 100% lightweight sublimated polyester moisture management/antimicrobial fabric. Features include self fabric collar […]

Tickets to Come From Away Available

Due to scheduling conflicts, a few of our members that originally reserved tickets to see Come From Away can no longer attend. As a result, we are allowing any chapter members who are interested to claim these tickets. We are officially have FOUR tickets available for this event – they will be determined on a […]

Chicago Air and Water Show Opportunity!

We have an exclusive opportunity to offer young ladies ages 14+ to get a behind the scenes look at the Red Arrows, who will be in town for the Chicago Air and Water show! Participants will be bussed down to Gary to tour the Red Arrows operation and be given a briefing before the pilots […]

United Airlines NOC Tour

A big thank you to everyone who was able to attend our June tour of United Airlines NOC! It looks like everyone had a great time. Check out our events tab to see what’s coming up next on our calendar!

Chicago Executive Airport 5K Run/Walk

The Chicago Executive Airport 5K Run/Walk is only a week away! The time and place is 8am on June 29th, Saturday, Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, IL. There’s still plenty of time to sign up if you’re interested at PWK 5K RUN/WALK REGISTRATION

Address:

Chicago Executive Airport (PWK)

1020 Plant Rd, Wheeling, IL 60090

Online […]

June Chapter Meeting – June 27th

We have a very unique opportunity to tour the 2018 World’s Busiest Airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport on June 27th. Thanks to a CLE member and the Chicago Department of Aviation, we have a chance to check out the newest runway construction project going on Runway 9C-27C along with other updates going on at O’Hare!! […]

May Chapter Meeting – Wednesday, May 29th

Please join us on May 29 at 11:00am for a tour of the United Airlines Network Operations Center (NOC) located in the Willis Tower. This is a great opportunity to get a glimpse inside the “mission control” of one of the world’s largest airlines. We will meet in the Willis Tower lobby on the Franklin […]

Chicago’s Leading Edge Chapter Voted Best Logo!

Chicago’s Leading Edge has won the logo contest at the 2019 WAI Conference in Long Beach! Thanks to Howard Pae, Beth Rehm, Kelly Jeffries, Pat Tiner and Pam Brophy for their efforts to give our logo visibility at the WAI conference! The prize is a free-standing banner for our chapter!

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April – Outreach Volunteer Month

April is “Outreach Volunteer Month” here at Chicago’s Leading Edge Chapter of Women in Aviation! We have several opportunities for anyone that is interested in giving back.

April 13th – STEM-a-Palooza East Aurora school district. April 14th – Paper airplane invitational at Hamilton Elementary. April 25th – “What It’s Like To Be: Pilot w/ Women […]

AeroSTEM Expo – March 30th

The AeroSTEM Expo is a FREE event that introduces inner-city youth to the aviation and aerospace fields and mentors career aspirations that may ultimately lead to well-paying, satisfying careers in flight and aerospace. Participants will interact with flight simulators, mini-drones, and robots. Additionally, industry professionals will provide one-on-one mentoring opportunities.

AeroSTEM will take place on […]