10 Pioneering Female Pilots (Who Aren't Amelia Earhart)


When women first took to the skies in the early 1900s, popular opinion maintained that the female constitution was too panic-ridden and flighty for the aeronautical job. Nonetheless, a number of women -- in addition to the legendary Amelia Earhart -- defied gender- and race-based discrimination in pursuit of their passion for piloting planes.