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Top Women Aviators

To commemorate International Civil Aviation Day, we wanted to provide a brief overview of some of the top woman aviators of all time from around the world.

1. Amelia Earhart: Pioneering aviator, first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.

2. Bessie Coleman: First African American woman to hold a pilot's license.

3. Jacqueline Cochran: Record-setting pilot, first woman to break the sound barrier.

4. Harriet Quimby: First American woman to earn a pilot's license, crossed the English Channel.

5. Valentina Tereshkova: Soviet cosmonaut, first woman in space.

6. Jerrie Mock: First woman to fly solo around the world.

7. Eileen Collins: First female Space Shuttle pilot and commander.

8. Hélène Dutrieu: Early 20th-century Belgian aviator and cycling champion.

9. Beryl Markham: Renowned aviator, first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic from east to west.

10. Patty Wagstaff: Aerobatic pilot, three-time U.S. National Aerobatic Champion.

These women defied norms and broke barriers, contributing significantly to the world of aviation.

Join us today and help inspire the next generation of women aviators!

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