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  • Collection: IWASM Archived Photographs

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French aviatrix Baroness Raymond de Laroche in a hat and sweater sits at the controls of a pusher biplane. She was the first woman to ever receive a pilots license.

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17 Beechcraft airplanes with Spanish N-numbers sit outside a Beechcraft factory in preparation for delivery to Spain.

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Louise Sacchi stands with her hand on a yellow and white Beechcraft plane in front of a Beechcraft factory. Sacchi was preparing to deliver the Spanish Fleet to Spain in 1971. Sacchi is wearing "The Spanish Medal".

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Famed aviatrix Virginia Thomas, a dark-haired woman in a checkered dress and fur shawl, puts her hand on prop of plane. Thomas is wearing AE medallion pendant and 99s pin.

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A blond Virginia Thomas shown here accepting the Ohio Achievement Award in 1956. The famed aviatrix joined the Ninety-Nines in 1947.

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Aviatrix Louise Sacchi stands in front of a Cessna 140 in a dark jumpsuit and wearing sunglasses. She looks to be on a grassy airfield, and a large building is visible far in the background.

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Aviatrix Jacqueline (Jackie) Cochran sits in the cockpit of a Northrop T-38 Talon supersonic twin-jet trainer. Chuck Yeager stands on the ladder beside her, turning his head to smile. It was in this same plane Cochran flew 844.2 miles per hour to a…

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A group consisting of Jacqueline (Jackie) Cochran, Betty Gillis, Helen McGilvery, unidentified WASPS, WAFS and a uniformed military man.

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Alys McKey Bryant, a United States citizen, was the first woman to fly in Canada on July 31, 1913. Here she is pictured on a postcard leaning against an early plane the day of her pioneering flight in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Aviatrix Jerri Sloan Truhill was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961, making her a member of the Mercury 13. She is pictured here bending down from the cockpit of a Cessna 175 to pick…
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