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The "Bridge of Wings" Pilots

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The "Bridge of Wings" Pilots
Khalide Makagonova, Nikki Mitchell, Rhonda Miles, and Natalia (Natassia) Vinokourova

On April 3, 1998 Nikki and Rhonda departed Nashville for Moscow, Russia.  One of their intentions for this trip was to meet the Russian women pilots.  On April 9 the "Bridge of Wings" pilots met for the first time.   Upon meeting, immediate friendships were established..  Khalide Makagonova (left) is the 1984 World Aerobatic Champion.  Natalia Vinokourova (right) is a Pilot in a Tupelov 154 for Magadan Air.

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