UND Blog: UND women aviators to compete in air race across America
A team of University of North Dakota women departs Wednesday--weather permitting--to compete in the 40th Women's Air Race Classic. This is the fourth year that UND has competed in this world-renowned race--inaugurated as the Women's Air Derby in ...
A team of University of North Dakota women departs Wednesday-weather permitting-to compete in the 40th Women’s Air Race Classic.
This is the fourth year that UND has competed in this world-renowned race-inaugurated as the Women’s Air Derby in 1929 with the participation of famed aviator Amelia Earhart.
Among the 55 teams-130 women total-competing in this year’s race is UND’s, comprising the following students, in alphabetical order:
- Jenna Annable, ground support coordinator, Winchester, Va., commercial aviation and flight education major
- Dana Atkins, pilot, Sycamore, Ill., aviation management major
- Tina Druskins, co-pilot, Midland, Mich., flight instructor, graduated this May with a degree in aviation management
- Emma Kishel, navigator, Virginia, Minn., commercial aviation major, with an emphasis in safety