Kathryn Fosha started flying gliders at 18 and racing in 2001.
She owns a Libelle 201B (4P) and flies out of Tehachapi CA on the southern end of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
She represented the US in the 2007 Junior World Gliding Championships in Rieti Italy, and was the team captian for the Juniors in 2011 in Musbach Germany.
She works as an aerospace engineer and lives in Lancaster, CA. In addition to flying sailplanes, she owns and flies a RV-6A out of Rosamond Skypark, CA.
Melanie is strictly ground crew (N1K), but is an avid lover of the sport. She is the ussoaringteams.org web master and loves new ideas so feel free to ask questions, offer suggestions, and give her additional content!