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Women Cannot Fly?

“…It is a disgrace for a woman to think that she can fly a high speed aircraft when she really has not the intelligence to scrub the floor of a hospital properly….” – Dr C.G Grey…

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Science Day

Again, life has gotten in the way of my writing, but trust me a LOT has been going on recently! But earlier this month I had an opportunity through my Women in Aviation chapter to volunteer to teach 5th and 6th graders about aviation for their school’s Science Day. 495 more words

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Kickass Women in History: Sophie Blanchard

Once a month I write a column for Smart Bitches, Trashy Books (smartbitchestrashybooks.com) called “Kickass Women in History”. This month, I wrote about Sophie Blanchard, balloonist.   91 more words

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Choosing the Right Flight School

So you’ve made the decision that you want to start flying. Firstly, AWESOME! It’ll be an achievement that will be well worth the effort.

Now it’s time to choose a flight school but where do you start? 1,053 more words

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First Woman to Design an Airplane

Photo Courtesy: Library of Congress

E. Lillian Todd is the first woman to design and build an airplane in 1906, though it never flew.

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Lilian Bland – the first woman to build and fly a plane

I’ve always had a fascination with splendid Edwardian planes and this week I’ve found a splendid Edwardian lady who built and flew one, the first woman to do so. 467 more words

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First Indian Woman in Space

The path from dreams to success does exist.
May you have the vision to find it,
the courage to get onto it and,
the perseverance to follow it.

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