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Inspiring New Generation of Female Aviators in Kansas

One of the girls from the book club waves as three pilots in Boeing Stearman biplanes fly over the airfield. The planes are from Benton, Kan., and did several passes by the hangar for the girls. (Photo by Abigail Wilson/KMUW)

Two Kansas pilots are competing in a unique competition this summer as they take turns piloting a plane in a race that lasts four days. It's called the 2015 Air Race Classic, and it's only open to women. In the meantime, they’re teaching young girls about aviation. More from Abigail Wilson, of member station KMUW in Wichita. 

The 2015 Air Race Classic runs from June 22nd through June 25.

Inspiring New Generation of Female Aviators in Kansas


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