Fire & Air with Patty Wagstaff — National Aerobatic Champion


  • Growing up abroad, traveling young
  • Defying expectations of traditional gender roles
  • Learning to fly after an accident while working in Alaska
  • Resiliency, finding a mentor
  • Becoming the first woman US National Aerobatic Champion
  • Methodically attacking your goals
  • Why talent can be a hindrance
  • Zen and the Art of Archery
  • Managing ADD, leveraging ADD as a strength
  • Reinvention after achievement
  • Opening the Patty Wagstaff Aerobatic School




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Sylvia Winter

Sylvia Winter

Pilot, runner, mother, skier, list-maker, and apparently podcaster.