Founder~London Olivia Holmes

She Rock's the air!

Hi my name is London and flying is my greatest passion! The reason I started Fearless Aviators is to expose more girls to aviation. I've received so many opportunities through club memberships, scholarships, and through the support of mentors, it has allowed me to reach my goal of becoming a pilot. I want to continue the legacy of giving by paying it forward to you so that you can be inspired to reach your goals. 


I became interested in flying from watching small planes take off and land from the airport nearby my home. One day I told my mom that I was putting flying on my bucket list. As a small child I was always fearless so I knew it was just a matter of time before it would happen.  


Fast forwarding, my life has been full of adventure and excitement! I now have my private pilot certificate. My affiliations and memberships with the Museum of Flight, Red-Tailed Hawks, Civil Air Patrol and the Aeronautical Science Pathways program have fueled my passion for a career as a pilot in the Air Force. 


Aviation is a great field to get into right now. Many pilots are retiring soon and the field will need new pilots.  will have a shortage. Since becoming interested in aviation I have shared below some of my  opportunities and my journey. 


You can become a pilot by working hard and letting nothing come between you and your dream. Find people who support and believe in you. My mother has been my greatest supporter. My mentor's Anne Simpson and Kimberly Scott Ford are two female pilots who have believed in me from the beginning. I believe in you - but more importantly do you believe that you too can become a fearless aviator! 


Now let's go soar!


~London

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JOURNEY HIGHLIGHTS

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*Licensed Pilot

*Intern at Boeing

*Attended Summer Seminar at Air Force Academy

*Invitation to fly at the BPA 50th Skyhook Flight Competition 

*Selected to attend the National Flight Academy in Pensacola, FL

*Attended Oshkosh Air Show 

*Presented at the 2018 Pathfinders Luncheon 

*Opportunity to attend Private Pilot Ground School 

*Opened for keynote speaker at Museum of Flight  

*Met and worked with Astronaut Micheal Barrett 

*Member of the 2017 Legion of Youth Award powered by Boeing/Seahawks 

*Meet and greet session with the Blue Angels and their flight crew! 

*Currently attending Aeronautical Science Pathway Program at MOF

*Introduced first African American 3 Star General, Stacey Harris at a RTH  Banquet

*PNBAA scholarship grant

*Warbirds scholarship.

*LeRoy Homer scholarship.

*AOPA scholarship.

*Tuskegee Airmen National Youth Academy scholarship 

*Black Pilots of America Summer Flight Academy scholarship 

*National Honors Society

*National Academy of Future Scientist & Technologists Award of Excellence

*Camp Counselor volunteer at Museum of Flight

*Inducted into The Society of Torch & Laurel

*Congratulatory letter from Governor Inslee for leadership in STEM

*Interviewed by NBC Nightly News (RTH) 

*International Women in Aviation Conference 

*Presentation to preschoolers on airplanes and helped them make airplanes

*Volunteered Museum of Flight, CampCounselor