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  • Collection: IWASM Archived Photographs

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French aviatrix Baroness Raymonde de Laroche sitting at the controls of a pusher biplane. She was the first woman to ever receive a pilot's 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 standing beside a Beechcraft plane in front of a Beechcraft factory. She is wearing “The Spanish Medal.” Sacchi was preparing to deliver the Spanish Fleet of Beechcraft airplanes to Spain in 1971.

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Aviatrix Virgina Thomas standing next to a plane. She is wearing an Amelia Earhart medallion pendant and a Ninety-Nines pin.

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Virginia Thomas accepting the Ohio Achievement Award in 1956. She joined the Ninety-Nines in 1947.

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Aviatrix Louise Sacchi standing in front of a Cessna 140.

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Aviatrix Jacqueline “Jackie” Cochran sitting in the cockpit of a Northrop T-38 Talon supersonic twin-jet trainer with Chuck Yeager standing on the ladder next to her.

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Alys McKey Bryant standing in front of a Curtiss biplane on July 31, 1913 around 3 P.M. in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This photo was presumably taken shortly after she became the first woman to fly in Canada.

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Aviatrix Geraldine "Jerri" Sloan Truhill bending down from the cockpit of a Cessna 175 to pick up her son, David. Next to her sits her co-pilot, Martha Ann Reading. Truhill was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at…

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Geraldine "Jerri" Sloan Truhill standing in front of a plane, wearing a Lycra flight suit designed by John Weyatts.
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