BROOMFIELD, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado Girl Scouts got the chance to check out a high-flying career at the Rocky Mountain Metro Airport in Broomfield on Saturday.

(credit: Girls Scouts of Colorado)

A group of female pilots showed the girls what it’s like to work in the aviation industry.

(credit: Girls Scouts of Colorado)

Aside from touring the airport, the scouts explored different types of aircraft and competed in a paper airplane race.

(credit: Girls Scouts of Colorado)

Pilots from the Colorado chapter of the Ninety-Nines volunteers their time for the event. The international organization was founded by 99 female pilots back in 1929.