Historical Review of Interesting People

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Historical Review of Interesting People

Profiling Women Involved In Aviation

By Woman Pilot staff writer Major Nicole M. E. Malachowski, the first female demonstration pilot on the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron... 

Profiling Women Involved In Aviation

Woman Pilot Magazine Re-Designed

We have redesigned Woman Pilot magazine based upon your feedback. We now have more pictures, more stories and more career information being posted... 

Woman Pilot Magazine Re-Designed

Recent Posts

Air Tanker Pilot

by Marie Ramos
It’s not just cross wind landings anymore,” Lynn Mc Grew, first female air tanker pilot for the California Department of Forestry (CDF), tells us. “It’s getting in over the fire and maneuvering the airplane to drop the retardant exactly where they need it. Then extending the drop out as far as you can […]

The Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots

Professional Pilot Leadership Initiative  (PPLI)
The Ninety-Nines developed a very special program to support and help members to reach their goals as professional pilots. The mentoring and leadership program started in 2004 and has graduated over 70 members. The program was the creative idea of Jenny Beatty, and she co-founded it with Laura Smith, a pilot […]

Amelia’s Favorite Garden Party

By Bobbi Roe
“Amelia’s Garden Party” was a kick-off fundraiser sponsored by Nancy Auth and Anne Simpson, Museum of Flight Trustees, to raise funds in order to purchase a Lockheed Electra 10E for the Museum.  The event was held in the side Gallery at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. Guests were surrounded by aircraft. The […]

Dorothy “Dot” Swain Lewis WASP WWII

Pilot, horsewoman, artist and teacher, designed bronze sculptures for
Jacquline Cochran Airport in California
Highground Veteran’s Memorial Park in Wisconsin
 By Bobbi Roe
Dorothy Swain Lewis, Woman Airforce Service Pilot WWII, created sculptures to honor fellow WASP. Her first sculpture, a full size WASP in training, is in the Wishing Well at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas; […]

The White Rose of Stalingrad

I knew the only way to survive was to be ice inside, to feel absolutely nothing.
- Pilot Klavdiya Pankratova of the 586th
(Quoted from “A Dance with Death,” by Anne Noggle)

By Kim Green

Girl Soldiers
An icy wind blasted the treeless waste of Engels airfield as the women of Aviation Group 122 assembled before their commanding officer for […]