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Article about Yupik pilot Dolena Fox

from Alaska Public Media 5/20/22

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Check out this interesting APM article, by Olivia Ebertz, published May 20. 2022 —

Dolena Fox is one of the world’s first female Yup’ik commercial pilots

Pilot Dolena Fox is flying a silver and blue-striped Cessna 207 to Tuntutuliak. At 26 years old, Fox is at least a decade younger than her plane. It’s the end of Fox’s first two-week shift as a commercial pilot at regional airline Grant Aviation. She said that the first 10 days have been exhausting but interesting.

“Lots of learning, and very challenging in a good way,” she said.

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Photo:  Pilot Dolena Fox flying a silver and blue-striped Cessna 207 to Tuntutuliak. (Olivia Ebertz/KYUK)