Shaesta Waiz

Afghani female pilot, Shaesta Waiz wants to be the youngest woman to fly solo around the world. Waiz, 29, was born in a refuge camp at the end of the Soviet war before immigrating to the United States at the age of 1. Late on, she earned her pilot’s license, making her the youngest certified … More Shaesta Waiz

On This Day: Amelia Earhart

On May 1, 1930, the Aeronautics Branch of the U.S. Department of Commerce granted Amelia M. Earhart transport Pilot’s License No. 5716. The license states that she was 31-years-old and recorded her appearance as: “Weight: 118 lbs. Height: 5 feet 8 inches Color hair: blond Color eyes:  grey” Check out this historic license here!

Let Women Fly!- Chris Wild

Curator and writer, Chris Wild, wrote an article in Mashable of woman aviators of the 20th century. His piece features photos and short biographies of the most prominent female pilots, with the oldest photo dating back to 1908. Some Aviatirx shown are: Bessie Coleman Amelia Earhart Elisabeth Thible Ruth Law Harriet Quimby Therese Peltier Blanche … More Let Women Fly!- Chris Wild

Dubai’s Royal Female Pilot, Sheikha Mozah Al Maktoum Flying for Emirates Airline

On February 25, Sheikha Mozah Al Maktoum- daughter of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai- completed her first commercial flight for the Emirates Airline. Mozah earned her commercial pilot’s license in April 2016 at the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy in Phoenix, Arizona. The passionate pilot often … More Dubai’s Royal Female Pilot, Sheikha Mozah Al Maktoum Flying for Emirates Airline