Calhoun Air Center promotes women in aviation
March 5, 2014 at 8:05 p.m.
Updated March 4, 2014 at 9:05 p.m.
If You Go
• WHAT: Free flights
• WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting
• WHERE: Calhoun Air Center, 276 Hangar Drive South, Victoria
• HOW: Call 361-575-2359 to make flight reservations.
• For more information, visit calhounaircenter.com or facebook.com/ calhounaircenter.
Girls and women of all ages are invited by the Calhoun Air Center to fly for free Saturday and Sunday at Victoria Regional Airport.
The event commemorates Women of Aviation Worldwide Week.
"Make sure to invite friends," said Calhoun Air Center spokeswoman Jasmine Gordon in a news release. "Make it a girls' day out."
Women of Aviation Worldwide fosters diversity in aviation by celebrating history, raising awareness and sparking vocations among females, according to the release.
One of the missions of the Calhoun Air Center flight school is to introduce youth to aviation.
More than 250 girls and women took their first flights at the Women of Aviation Worldwide Week event last year.