The Air Up There
The Air Up There
Apr 29, 2021
FAA Administrator Steve Dickson Talks Pilot-to-Pilot with @PlaneGirl
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The FAA estimates that there are 664,565 pilots that hold active FAA certificates as of December 31, 2019. Of that number, an estimated 52,740 are women. That's just shy of 8%. Eight! Pretty shocking, and it's clear there's a lot of work to be done to bring greater gender equity to the field.

But among that 8%, there are a number of bright spots, like “Plane Girl” Stevie Triesenberg, a young aviator and content creator. FAA Administrator Steve Dickson talks pilot-to-pilot with Stevie in this episode, about her start in aviation and how she's inspiring the next generation through social media.

You can also watch this interview on our YouTube channel, and follow Stevie on Instagram.

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