Become a Whirly-Girl



Membership as a Whirly-Girl is open to any woman holding a helicopter rating. If you are not rated in helicopters, or female, you may join as an Associate Member (formerly Auxiliary). There is a separate application for Associate Membership.

Annual dues

Whirly-Girls: $50

Associate members: $25

If you don’t want to to have to pay dues every year, select

Lifetime membership, which allows you to pay a one-time fee of $1200 and never expires.


When you apply to join the Whirly-Girls, there is a one-time, non-refundable application fee of $25, which is waived if you are a student pilot or a member of the military.

Qualify to apply for flight and ground training scholarships

Access to the members-only portion of the Whirly-Girls Web site and access to find fellow Whirly-Girls in the database.

Also find job postings, and other flight training resources.

The quarterly newsletter, the Collective Pitch

A Whirly-Girl necklace charm

A lifetime Whirly-Girls member number, and a badge with your name and Whirly-Girl number etched on it.


Female pilots who have earned at least a private helicopter rating.

Annual dues: $50

Join Us!


  1. For student pilots who are NOT YET RATED
  2. For Industry Professionals who are not rated helicopter professionals
  3. For Industry Supporters who are not rated helicopter pilots.

Annual dues: $25

Email with questions.