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Shaesta Waiz

Afghani female pilot, Shaesta Waiz wants to be the youngest woman to fly solo around the world.

Waiz, 29, was born in a refuge camp at the end of the Soviet war before immigrating to the United States at the age of 1. 192 more words

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Percent of Female Pilots Around the World

Made with Easel.ly, this infographic shows the disproportionately lower percentage of female pilots compared to their male counterparts by country.

Finland- 12% of all pilots are female. 31 more words

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Let Women Fly!- Chris Wild

Curator and writer, Chris Wild, wrote an article in Mashable of woman aviators of the 20th century.

His piece features photos and short biographies of the most prominent female pilots, with the oldest photo dating back to 1908. 32 more words

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On This Day: Amelia Earhart

On May 1, 1930, the Aeronautics Branch of the U.S. Department of Commerce granted Amelia M. Earhart transport Pilot’s License No. 5716.

The license states that she was 31-years-old and recorded her appearance as: 22 more words

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Firsts of American Women in Aviation

These are some of the ‘firsts’ of American women in aviation.

1911 – Harriett Quimby became the first American woman to earn her pilot’s license. She was 36 years old. 102 more words

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Women of NTSB

By Robert L. Sumwalt As Women’s History Month draws to a close, we at the NTSB reflect on the thousands of women who have made a profound impact on transportation—at the NTSB and in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

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A Pilot’s Life: Eser Aksan Erdogan

In this special AvGeek series, Flight Chic guest writer Rida Khan has candid conversations with pilots who share their passion for flight and what inspired them to pursue a life in the clouds. 717 more words
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