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The search for American aviator Amelia Marie Earhart continues. Her plane vanished while flying over the Pacific Ocean on 2/7/1937. But no trace of the lost…
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AE Female Aviators Club

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WW2: The first pilot to qualify for the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron was Betty Huyler Gillies of Syosset, Long Island, New York. In this undated photo, Betty poses next to an airplane about to be flown out.

Betty Gillies

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Louise Thaden | Title: Louise Thaden Catalog #: WOF_00352 It… | Flickr

Louise Thaden

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Wally Funk Wally 82 Years Old Space Flight Astronaut Coffee Mug | eBay
FAST’s Instagram post: “FAST would like to congratulate Mercury 13 Astronaut Wally Funk for achieving her dream of space flight. Today, at age 82, she officially…”
Wednesday Wisdom: Finally, the Great Pink Yonder

Wally Funk, 82 -- finally into space

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Amelia Earhart at 16, St. Paul Schools, Minnesota, 1914.
Amelia Earhart in front of her Lockheed plane Electra, circa 1933. (Photo by Fotosearch/Getty Images).
Amelia Earhart as a VAD nurse in Toronto, 1917. Amelia Mary Earhart Papers, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

Young Amelia -- Amelia EARHART (Re-visited)

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NPR Books The Fly List: Books about takeoffs, landing and bumpy rides.

Women in Aviation -- 1906 onwards

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Bessie Coleman, daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. "Brave Bessie" or "Queen Bess," as she became known, faced the double difficulties of racial and gender discrimination in early 20th-century America but overcame such challenges to become the first African American woman to earn a pilot’s license.
Janet Harmon Waterford Bragg, one of the few Black women pilots who became a pilot through the Tuskegee Airmen pilot program. She was the first African-American woman to hold a Commercial Pilot Licence.

Amo

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Jacqueline Auriol
WASP pilot Deanie Parish in front of her P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft, circa early 1940s (tyndall aaf, fl) (deanie looks almost as if she's wearing a marine/navy cloth cap here. i guess that's possible given that it's florida)

Deanie (Bishop) Parrish

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Amy Johnson
Amy Johnson 1903 1941 Pioneering ...

Amy Johnson, CBE (b. 1.7.1903~d. 5.1.1941)

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Color post of Harriet Quimby in purple flight suit, posing in front of airplane.
Rare and Fascinating Photos of Harriet Quimby, the First Licensed U.S. Woman Pilot ~ vintage everyday
August 1, 1911: The Aero Club of America grants Harriet Quimby the first U. S. pilot’s license issued to a woman.

Harriet Quimby (1911)

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“You can live a lifetime and, at the end of it, know more about other people than you know about yourself.”  ― Beryl Markham
Beryl Markham, aviatrix
Beryl Markham

Beryl Markham

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The formation of all female police patrols in London became a regular way of life in 1919. The National Union of Women Workers, or the NUWW, were given a year long contract in order to see if they could do the same job as male police officers - although they weren’t given the power of arrest. While this might seem about much ado about nothing, it was a major step towards getting women on the police force.
1936 A mother and children living in a field on U.S. Route 70 near the Tennessee River.  The woman is wearing a tattered flour sack.
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Liz L. Gardner

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oz.Typewriter: From Typist to World Record-Breaking #Aviatrix: Jean Gardner Batten
1936 Cord 810 Covertible Phaeton

Jean Batten (NZ)

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Classic Woodie

Shirley Slade (1943) -- WWII pilot B 26 & B 39

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May 1, 1963: Jacqueline Cochran sets 100km (62 mile) closed-circuit world speed record for women of 1,203.7mph in Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

Jacqueline Cochran (1948)

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Smart and stylish!
Bessie Coleman, daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. "Brave Bessie" or "Queen Bess," as she became known, faced the double difficulties of racial and gender discrimination in early 20th-century America but overcame such challenges to become the first African American woman to earn a pilot’s license.

'Liz' Bessie Coleman - women pilot since 1919

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Hazel Lee (1912-1944) - Aviation Pioneer. Hazel Ying Lee was the first Chinese American woman to fly for the United States military.
indypendent-thinking:  1932, Chinese-American pilots Hazel Ying Lee and Virginia Wong (via You May Not Know About The First Chinese Americans, But You Should)
Jacqueline Cochran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

India

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Niloofar Rhmani - Afghanistan Gets Its First Female Pilot In 3 Decades
Niloofar Rahmani
Niloofar Rahmani

Niloofar Rahmani (1992~ ) - 1st Afghan female pilot

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Sally Ride: America's first woman in space
Sally Ride 'never hid,' just private - SFGate
Women Astronauts: Kathryn Sullivan and Sally Ride

Sally Ride - 1st American woman in space in 1983

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Jaqueline Cochran  SI-86-533  National Air and Space Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Jerrie Cobb, in the Altitude Wind Tunnel in April 1960. (Photo: NASA/Public Domain)
Jerrie Cobb Space

Mary Wallace "Wally" Funk - woman pilot & astronaut

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Many thanks go to Doug Banks and his team – the masters of colourisation.  The beauty of these colourised images is that colour, allows you…

Yevgeniya Zhigulenko

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Raisa Aronova

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Klavdiya Kalugina was one of the youngest Soviet snipers who fought during  World War 2.  Born in 1926, Kalugina was aged 15 when Germany invaded the Soviet Union  in 1941, at which time she was working in a munitions factory. Shortly  after the invasion she joined the Komsomol (Communist Youth League) and in  1943 she was accepted into a Komsomol sniper school. Although she initially  struggled with the training, Kalugina credited her graduation from the  school to the patience of her squad...
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Irina Sebrova

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Masha Dolina -- PE-2 dive-bomber pilot

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Yevdokia Bershanskaya

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