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CHC Safety and Quality Summit Announces Scholarship Program for Female Aviators for 2020

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

CHC to Continue Support of Scholarship Opportunities for Whirly-Girls International Members

DALLAS – August 7, 2019 – CHC Group today announced that they will provide a scholarship to a deserving member of Whirly-Girls International for the 2020 CHC Safety and Quality Summit. One recipient from the organization will join more than 500 professionals at one of the aviation industry’s premiere safety events. 

“The annual CHC Safety Summit is an influential event for our industry,” said Alison Martin, President of Whirly-Girls International. “Providing a deserving female aviator with the opportunity to attend and collaborate with other helicopter professionals about building a robust safety environment will broaden everyone's perspectives and continue the push forward in our joint efforts to further the security of our pilots and friends.” 

The scholarship package includes the conference attendance fee, flights, accommodations, meals and access to a two-day HFACS course that will be held around the main conference. The 16th annual summit will take place in Dallas from September 15-17, 2020. More information can be found at www.chcsafetyqualitysummit.com. 

“We are pleased to continue our relationship with Whirly-Girls International to provide another deserving female aviator a chance to be part of the 2020 Summit,” said Duncan Trapp, Vice President of Safety and Quality at CHC Helicopter. “The success of this event is built on a range of perspectives and experiences from our participants, and we are happy to help offer access to aviators who might otherwise be unable to attend.”

All active members of Whirly-Girls in good standing at the time of application will be eligible to apply for the scholarship. Application details will be distributed to members at www.whirlygirls.org/scholarship-offerings-and-requirements-scholarships/ 

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About Whirly-Girls International
Whirly-Girls International is a non-profit, educational and charitable organization dedicated to advancing women in helicopter aviation. It was founded in 1955 and currently has more than 2,100 members representing 47 countries. Its goals include the Promotion of women in the helicopter industry through scholarship awards, mentoring, public appearances, press releases, magazine articles and informational displays in aviation museums; the exchange of information among women in helicopter aviation; and the promotion of community acceptance of rotorcraft through increasing public awareness of rotorcraft utility and versatility.

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