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Helen Richey - the first woman to be hired by a United States commercial airline as a pilot - sits for a portrait in a uniform. In 1934, Richey won the first National Air Meet for women in Dayton, PA. In addition, she also the first woman to pilot…

Helen McCloskey and Helen Richey sit on a plane at the Cord Cup National Air Derby on Saturday August 20, 1932 in Washington, D.C. The Cord Cup National Air Derby was a transcontinental air race that had pilots beginning in Washington D.C. and Los…
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