Aviation authors and their devoted readers will be mixing and
mingling during the 22nd Annual International Women in Aviation
Conference which will be held on February 24-26, 2011, at the Grand
Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada.
"Both the authors and our members enjoy meeting one another,"
says WAI President Dr. Peggy Chabrian. "Authors get feedback about
their work, while our members are able to have their favorite books
autographed and chat with the authors in a relaxed, informal
Featured authors and their works this year include:
Ann Cooper and Sharon Rajnus with Stars of the Sky, Legends
Julie Clark with Nothing Stood in Her Way
Deborah Coonts with Wanna Get Lucky? and Lucky Stiff
Heather Taylor with Breaking Through The Clouds DVD
Rod Machado with Rod Machado's Private Pilot Handbook &
Bernice "Bee" Falk Haydu with Letters Home 1944-1945
Sarah Byrn Rickman with Nancy Batson Crews: Alabama's First
Lady of Flight and Nancy Love and the WASP Ferry Pilots of
With the theme "Inspire - Enthuse - Innovate," the WAI
Conference will include seminars, workshops, networking events,
speakers, and a commercial exhibit area. The Conference concludes
on Saturday evening, February 26 with WAI's annual banquet where
many scholarships are awarded and the 2011 group of Pioneers is
inducted into WAI's Aviation Pioneer Hall of Fame.