UPS To Fly In Thunder Over Louisville With An All-Female Crew

posted by Will Clark - 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- UPS will make Thunder Over Louisville history while promoting equality in aviation.

The shipping giant will be the first participant in Thunder Over Louisville history to have an all-female crew fly and prepare the Boeing 757 that will be used.

Assistant Chief Pilot Frances Perryman says its a personal honor to be selected to the crew and it makes it that much more special that it is an all-female crew.

Aircraft Maintenance Technician Stella Burton hopes their role in Thunder will show other women that a career in aviation is possible.

Perryman says they plan to show off the low speed flight capabilities of the 757 before making a high speed pass of the riverfront.

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