María Bernaldo de Quirós ( 1913 – 2015 ) learned to fly at the Academy of the Royal Aero Club of Spain in Getafe. On November 24 1928, Bernaldo became […]
Eileen Vollick (1908-1968) became the first Canadian woman to obtain a pilot licence in March 1928. Born in Wiarton, Ontario, she became a textile analyst at the Hamilton Cotton Company […]
Millicent Bryant (1878-1927) became the first Australian woman to be earn a pilot license on March 28, 1927. Unfortunately, just seven months later, she drowned in a ferry accident in […]
Gladys Sandford (1891-1971) was the first woman in New Zealand to earn a pilot licence (No. 18). Forced to support herself, Mrs Sandford worked as a motorcar saleswoman and taught […]
Born in Pyongyang’s Sangsugu Village, Korea, Kwon Ki-ok (1901 – 1988) she was inspired to learn to fly after seeing a 1917 aerobatics demonstration by American stunt pilot Art Smith. […]
After working two years to get her license in the male-dominated Japanese society, Tadashi Hyodo was the first Japanese woman to earn a pilot license.
Teresa de Marzo (1903 – 1986) decided to become a pilot at seventeen years of age. When she revealed her desire, she faced strong opposition from family, immigrants from Naples, […]