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.

      March 8th 1910, 1909
      Elise Deroche
      Baroness de Laroche,

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