Dr. Penny






Dr. Penny Hamilton is an award-winning aviation educator and writer.
 She is a 20+ year private pilot with earned academic degrees from the
University of Nebraska, Columbia College and Temple University.  Her 20+ years of “Penny, The Pilot” aviation education program for children was recognized with the ABC-Denver 7 Every Day
Hero Award. Contact Dr. Penny at DrPenny.Hamilton@gmail.com or visit pennyhamilton.com

She co-holds a World Aviation Speed Record. Dr. Penny was inducted into the Colorado Aviation Hall of Fame (2011), earned the National Association of State Aviation Officials Journalism Award (2012), and is included in the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame (2014).

 Penny, The Pilot with her pilots-in training

Penny was inducted into the Colorado Woman's Hall of Fame in March 2014. Click on the photo to see a short video with Penny.

Penny is a member of many aviation groups: (alphabetical order):
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (
AOPA Airport Support Network Volunteer)
Aviation Historical Society
Pilots Association
Friends of Granby Airport, Inc. (Founding board member and 20+ year volunteer)
International 99s & Colorado 99s Chapter
National Association of Flight Instructors
National Aeronautic Association
Women in Aviation, International
Dr. Penny has researched and published in professional journals and industry publications. Learn more at