Women Aviators

Women Aviators

26 Stories of Pioneer Flights, Daring Missions, and Record-setting Journeys

eBook - 2013
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Detailing the role of women in aviation, from the very first days of flight to the present, this rich exploration of the subject profiles 26 women pilots who sought out and met challenges both in the sky and on the ground. Divided into six chronologically arranged sections, this book composes a minihistory of aviation. Learn about pioneers such as Katherine Wright, called by many the ""Third Wright Brother, "" and Baroness Raymonde de Laroche of France, the first woman awarded a license to fly. Read about barnstormers like Bessie Coleman and race.
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781613745410
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Subjects: Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937.
Coleman, Bessie, 1892-1926
Quimby, Harriet, 1875-1912.
Smith, Elinor.
Cochran, Jacqueline.
Markham, Beryl.
Electronic books.
Women air pilots -- Biography.
Women air pilots -- History.
Women -- Biography.
Aeronautics -- History.
Air pilots -- Biography.
Air pilots -- History.


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