She has been interested in flying since attending her first air show at the age of 7.
She attended the Coast Guard Academy, graduating in 2013. She served in the Coast Guard in many capacities until 2018 when she moved to Vero Beach to pursue her flying dreams. COVID 19 has slowed her progress considerably, but she is determined to follow her dream.
As of August 11, Rachel has passed her instrument check ride and is now working on her commercial rating.