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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 […]

March Chapter Meeting – WAI Conference

Join WAI members and friends as we celebrate the 30th Annual Women in Aviation International Conference! You won’t want to miss the keynote speakers, educational sessions, exhibit hall, scholarship awards, and good times with individuals from all areas of aviation. There’s no better place to be inspired, share your enthusiasm, and connect with others who […]

February Chapter Meeting – February 21st at 7pm

Come one, come all to the Chicago’s Leading Edge Annual Fundraiser!!! There’s Food! There’s Booze!! There’s a Silent Auction!! There’s Trivia!! There are CASH PRIZES!!! Everything is tax deductible!! This event has it ALL!!! Bring your friends!!!

Entry fee is $10 at the door ($5 for students with a student ID). We accept cash, […]

January Chapter Meeting – Friday, January 25th

We hope you all have enjoyed a safe and wonderful Holiday season!

The Chicago 99s will be holding their annual Aviation Expo on January 26, 2019 at the Holiday Inn, Itasca. Chicago’s Leading Edge’s first event of the year will be co-hosting an evening of networking and fun at the Holiday Inn, Itasca, the night […]

December Chapter Meeting – Monday, December 3rd

We will have our annual Holiday party at Pilot Pete’s in Schaumburg on December 3rd, 6pm. Scholarship winners will be announced and it is a great time to just have some fun together!

The meal choices are Pot Roast Stroganoff and Grilled Vegetable Pasta for $24.00 per person with a cash bar. Please RSVP […]

November Chapter Meeting – Thursday, Nov. 15th at 6pm

Please join us for our annual membership meeting on November 15th at 6pm at Palmer Place in downtown La Grange. This is a great meeting to attend because we’ll be introducing our new officers… it’s a perfect excuse for everyone to get together for dinner and drinks

If you plan on attending, please respond […]

2018 Scholarships Due November 12th, 2018

The 2018 Chicago’s Leading Edge Chapter Scholarships are officially here! This year we’ll be offering the following:

Dispatch Scholarship 2018– Recipient of the award will receive $500 toward the aviation dispatch written and practical exam. The recipient should demonstrate their desire to work in aviation dispatch, as well as proof of enrollment in a dispatch […]

Girls In Aviation Day – October 13th, 2018

The Chicago’s Leading Chapter of Women in Aviation annual Sky’s the Limit: Interactive Aviation Camp date is set! We will be hosting approximately 100 high school age women who will be able to explore all of the amazing possibilities available in the field of aviation. Participants will have the opportunity to:

Fly a flight simulator […]