Woman to Receive a Pilot’s License

Elise Deroche, also known as Baroness de Laroche, was the first woman to receive a pilot’s license from the Aero Club de France on March 8, 1910. Here is the kicker, she made her first solo flight in 1909.

Date:
      March 8th 1910, 1909
Name(s):
      Elise Deroche
Occupation:
      Baroness de Laroche,
      Pilot
Location:
      France


Additional Information:

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