Women in Aerospace Timeline

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This timeline features notable women in aerospace who followed their dreams and were the first women to accomplish major achievements in flying, designing, building or directing aircraft. These are women who worked in aviation, machining and aircraft mechanics, served as leaders of women’s organizations and more! These women defied the odds and paved the way for females everywhere to begin their aerospace careers.

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Notable women in aerospace over time