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Women With Wings Q&A: Captain Brittany Hanson

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Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, Envoy Captain Brittany Hanson is right at home flying CRJ-700s out of O’Hare International Airport (ORD). In fact, the option for her to stay in the Chicago area helped clinch her decision to commit to Envoy. That plus the “support and excellent training” she’s received from the… Read more »

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Envoy’s Picks: Top 10 Travel Apps

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Whether you’re travelling for business or for pleasure, these days your phone can be a valuable travel partner. Sure you’ll want to use applications like Instagram to document your trip or Google Maps to help find your way, but there are some other apps out there to make your trip a little more hassle-free. Here at Envoy… Read more »

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Family Affair: Captain Cliff Austin

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An abiding love for aviation and Texas runs deep in the Austin family. For starters, Envoy Captain Cliff Austin is the sixth-great-grandnephew of “The Father of Texas”, Stephen F. Austin. Cliff was born in Texas, as were most of his family. This includes Cliff’s grandfather and father who are also pilots. Cliff’s grandfather flew P-51 Mustangs… Read more »

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My Envoy Story: Captain Chance Lagergren

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The whiteboard in his training classroom was blank until his explanation of weather modification needed some illustrative assistance. One minute later, red scribbles of storm clouds, hail clusters and airplanes populated the entire surface. He points to the airplane he drew next to a furious storm cell and says, “and this is where I would fly…. Read more »

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Women With Wings: Updates and Upgrades

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“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” ~ Benjamin Franklin When Jessica Hines interviewed with Women With Wings she was on the verge of upgrading to Envoy Captain. She passed her exams with flying colors, and is now fully integrated into the left seat of the flight deck…. Read more »

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