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  • Collection: IWASM Archived Photographs

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.

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

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".

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.

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

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.

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…

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

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.

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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