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Women in aviation
« on: June 14, 2009, 03:26:11 PM »
Like the title says, post anything that has to do with women and aviation together.

Did you guys know that Marilyn Monroe´s first job was working for Radioplane Corporation, where she had various duties. She mounted propellors, helped make parachutes and also worked on painting the side of fuselages. I know she also was deeply involed with the Pan Am company.

Image: Some kind of promotional work for Air Mexico.




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Re: Women and aviation
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2009, 08:42:20 AM »
as majority of us know and agrees with, women are better in simultanious multi tasking than men. they are good pilots and usually are in stations that demand continuous multi tasking tasks like operational secretaries back down at the squadron's HQ, for taking care of the orders that coming down to squadron, formation of munition for aicrafts, numbers of operational aircrafts in the squadron etc.
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Re: Women and aviation
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2009, 08:18:31 PM »
Here are 2 images of a IAF female pilot.
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Re: Women and aviation
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2009, 01:37:58 AM »
The female F-15 pilots of the ANG have their own website, it's somewhere among my bookmarks, I will try to find it.

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Lieutenant Pilot Maria Federica Maddalena, the first female fighter pilot in Italian Air Force history, destined to fly the Typhoon soon. Presently she is assigned to 90^ Squadriglia and the Nucleo Operazioni (Operations Center) of XII Gruppo and has about 500 flying hours on the MB-339CD.

That was in 2007, so I guess she's flying the Typhoon now.
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Re: Women and aviation
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2009, 11:32:16 PM »
Sounds good Niels!

I´ll in meanwhile will search for some fun/crazy facts and images about all types of flying girls around our world.  ;D
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Re: Women and aviation
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2009, 01:56:40 AM »
Meet Lt Commander Amanda Shannon USN. This lady is a naval aviator on board the USS George Washington.

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Re: Women and aviation
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2009, 01:57:52 AM »
I believe this was it, it has grown and changed: http://www.fighterchicks.com/

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Re: Women and aviation
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2009, 01:58:18 AM »
Meet Lt Commander Amanda Shannon USN. This lady is a naval aviator on board the USS George Washington.

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Re: Women and aviation
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2009, 03:52:41 AM »
Lt Commander Shannon is a trained naval aviator and also part of a pyschological warfare unit.
Herself and several other women under her command have been dropped into the tribal areas around the Khyber Pass in Pakistan with hand held loud hailers. Dressed like that they will be calling for Osama Bin Laden to "Come out with your hands up, we have the place surrounded"!
The Taliban are surrendering in droves.
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Re: Women and aviation
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2009, 09:18:05 PM »
Did you know that Amelia Earhart was the first female pilot that got the US Distinguished Flying Cross awarded.

This was for her attempt to fly solo over the atlantic. The same route at Charles Lindbergh. But because of bad weather she did not manage to land in Paris, but instead landed her aircraft on Ireland.
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Re: Women and aviation
« Reply #10 on: June 18, 2009, 01:03:28 AM »
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Re: Women and aviation
« Reply #11 on: June 20, 2009, 03:17:03 AM »
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