From different backgrounds across Australia these mothers, daughters, influencers, refugees share what it takes to overcome internal expectations and external pressures to take to the skies.
Some are at the beginning of their journey to learn to fly, others are further along, but all the women want to encourage more female to participate in an industry they have come to love.
Catriona is a professional TV presenter who needs to overcomes self-doubt.
At 17, Maddie has paid her way through an aviation gateway school.
Zahra hopes are to be a light for women and children in Afghanistan.
Sonja’s wants to show women that there is a place for them in aviation.
Danni has always wanted to be involved in the aviation industry.
Erin learnt to fly to overcome her fear of flying.
Ellen has to overcome gender bias in the industry.
From PNG, Killara has wanted to learn to fly since she was 2 years old.