Welcome to Why I Fly!

Who are the people who “get into aviation”? What draws them in? Mechanics, engineers, designers, authors, pilots… if they’re into aviation, we want to tell their stories here. We want to tell YOUR story.

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In partnership with the National Aviation Hall of Fame and support from the Ohio Department of Education, we present you with Why I Fly!

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Want to take your love of aviation to the next level or get inspired to get involved? Check out our latest stories.

Why I Fly – Ivy McIver

Always wanting to find a life in aviation, Ivy finally found one with Cirrus Aircraft. She works as the director of their SR Product Line, among many other responsibilities, flying[…]

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Josh bixler, why i fly

Why I Fly – Josh Bixler

Josh has looked to inspire folks into the world of aviation his whole life. His show FliteTest is a platform that does just that. With millions of subscribers, FliteTest leads[…]

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Natalie Mcalee

Why I Fly – Natalia Mcalee

Natalia began with aviation with it roaring overhead…literally, living in Chicago’s airliner flightpath. She now works in aviation, but also does so much more. She devotes herself as an aviation[…]

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