Maria Atanassova (Marija Georgieva Atanassowa) of Bulgaria, Russia was hired by Aeroflot a Russian airline in 1953 and became the first commercial jet airline pilot by 1956.
- Rosemary Mariner was first female US Navy fighter pilot – AOPA
Rosemary Mariner, who broke through the gender barrier in the late 1970s to become the military service’s first female jet fighter pilot, died of ovarian cancer on Jan. 24 at age 65.Jan 31, 2019
- Women in aviation – Wikipedia
The United States Air Force’s first African American female fighter pilot, Shawna Rochelle Kimbrell. Women have been involved in aviation from the beginnings of both lighter-than air travel and …
- Jeannie Leavitt – Wikipedia
Jeannie Marie Leavitt (née Flynn; born c. 1967) is a United States Air Force general officer. She became the United States Air Force’s first female fighter pilot in 1993, and was the first woman to command a USAF combat fighter wing.
- First female combat pilot | Guinness World Records
She flew fighter and bomber planes becoming the first Turkish, female aviator and the world´s first, female, combat pilot. During her flying career, she achieved …
- Navy to Honor First Female Fighter Pilot with Female-Piloted Flyover …
Jan 30, 2019 – This post has been updated to correct the name of Cmdr. Paige Blok, which was misspelled in an initial version of the Navy’s press release.