APL is an aviation brand that exists to support the aviation community through a professional, fun, and collaborative approach. We believe all aviators, whether student or military; career or hobby are an essential part of the aerospace industry. Our community celebrates how each individual, regardless of path, culture, gender, sexual orientation, background, or future add and influence the art and wonder of aviation. Pilots are more than a rating or title. Here, at APL, you will discover what you may not know about aviation— as told by the people who appreciate, often exist in, and admire the sky. Welcome to an aviation adventure for the not so typical pilot. We are glad you landed here.
Kara — In her teens, Kara Mulder attempted to avoid aviation, but life had other plans. Through a mix of serendipity and hard work, she became a flight attendant and pilot. Kara has worked for over ten years as both a commercial and corporate flight attendant, and is the founder of the popular aviation lifestyle brand, “Flight Attendant Life.” Currently, Kara holds a private pilot certificate and is working towards her instrument and commercial ratings. In her free time she enjoys kiteboarding, surfing, snowboarding, traveling, writing, and drinking perfect coffees.
Dania, having been born and raised in a small town in Canada, wanted to explore the world and expand her horizons. Starting her career in aviation as a flight attendant, she fell in love with the industry and pursued her commercial pilot license. She then got married, moved to California, and converted her Canadian pilot license to FAA and is now a legal commercial pilot in the United States! Dania is constantly looking for new opportunities to learn and expand her knowledge as a pilot.