women pilots

Before a flight to San Francisco, the crew noticed the aircraft, part of a new 737 fleet, was staffed with only women.
On July 11, 2015, the Grandby/Grand County Airport (Colorado) was dedicated as the Emily Warner Field in recognition of the groundbreaking accomplishments of National Women's Hall of Fame Inductee Emily Howell Warner.
The best thing is to recognize it, not ignore it and confront it gracefully. I believe the best way to do that is by pushing forward to accomplish your personal goals in spite of these backward-looking opinions. And there's one more thing we can do... apply an effective anecdote.
With each new theory or book or expedition, her name remains in the public arena. But is that the only reason Earhart is remembered? Why do people continue to search and more importantly, to care?
Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared over the Pacific in 1937. What happened to them? There are three main hypotheses -- that is, educated guesses that can be tested through research and exploration.
The word bothered me greatly years ago, as aviatrix, a feminization of aviator, seemed to make their accomplishments parenthetical. But I think of it differently these days as I understand the women of that era were different than the men -- they had to be "more."
Earhart didn't become a household name overnight. She made many decisions and that is where the road she chose ended up. Make a decision today that is worth the risk.
At a time when women and minorities were rarely seen in the cockpit of an airplane, Amelia Earhart's pioneering achievements broke the silence barrier, inspired a nation and paved the way for so many others who have followed in her path.
My own story with aviation could be described as a teenage romance that grew into a lifelong love affair.
Women today are able to stand on Amelia Earhart's shoulders and reach for their own stars, becoming astronauts and commercial airline pilots.
Meeks attended flight school in 1993 and was trained by the U.S. Army. She dabbled in military intelligence, was an army
2012-05-14-Screenshot20120514at4.57.48PM.jpgLittle did I know at that time that by choosing to fly combat jets I was giving up my rights to privacy and the right to defend my reputation.