Women of Aviation
Welcome to the Women of Aviation collection. Today an aviatrix, or female aviator, is nothing out of the ordinary, but it wasn’t always so common. Women like Jacqueline Cochran, Amelia Earhart, and Evelyn “Bobbi” Trout overcame many obstacles, such as sexism, negative stereotypes, and even physical inabilities, to help female aviators get to where they are today. Through this collection you will learn more about the achievements female aviators have accomplished and how they overcame the obstacles standing before them. Below are brief biographies on women highlighted.