Melissa Burns Sportsgal

Solo Aerobatics in the Edge 540

Live to Fly!  That is what Melissa Dawn Burns is all about.  She is an inspirational woman who will perform powerful aerobatics in her Edge 540. Melissa is a professional aerobatic pilot, world record holder skydiver and world champion B.A.S.E. Jumper.

Photography courtesy of Chris Tedesco.

Melissa Burns is a 4 time member of the US Unlimited Aerobatic Team and is currently the top ranked female competition pilot in the United States and has ranked top 3 in the world.  Melissa has been performing at Air Shows around the world since 2004 and is involved in the World Championship Air Race Series.

As a mother of two and a professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University she loves to share her love for aviation with the next generation and hopes to inspire them to chase their dreams!  To learn more click here.


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