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Before Amelia : women pilots in the early days of aviation
Before Amelia : women pilots in the early days of aviation
by:Lebow, Eileen F.
"Amelia Earhart is, without a doubt, the world's most famous woman aviator, but she was not the first. Dozens of women pilots were in the vanguard of early aviation more than a decade before Amelia learned to fly an airplane. Before Amelia is the remarkable story of these women pioneer aviators who braved the skies during the first two decades." "While most books have only examined the women aviators of a single country, Eileen Lebow examines aviation in France, Russia, Germany, Great Britain, and the United States. The story begins with Raymonde de Laroche, a French woman who became the first licensed female pilot in 1910. De Laroche, Lydia Zvereva, Melli Beese, Hilda Hewlett, Harriet Quimby, and the other women pilots profiled here rose above contemporary gender stereotypes and proved their ability to fly the temperamental heavier-than-air contraptions of the day." "Lebow provides descriptions of the dangers and challenges of early flight. Crashes and broken bones were common, and some of the pioneers lost their lives. But these women were adventurers at heart. In an era when women's professional options were severely limited and the mere sight of ladies wearing pants caused a sensation, these women succeeded as pilots, flight instructors, airplane designers, stunt performers, and promoters. This book fills a large void in the history of the first two decades of flight."--Jacket.
Washington, D.C. :Brassey's, Inc., ©2002.
Book
ISBN: 9781574884821, 1574884824
OCLC: 49283745

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Women of the air
Women of the air
by Lomax, Judy,
Bath :Chivers, 1987, ©1986.
Large print book
ISBN: 9780745170725, 0745170722
High-flying women : a world history of female pilots
High-flying women : a world history of female pilots
by Pelletier, Alain J.
Sparkford :Haynes, 2012.
Book
ISBN: 9780857332578, 0857332570
The Times aviators : a history in photographs
The Times aviators : a history in photographs
by Taylor, Michael J. H.
New York, N.Y. :HarperCollins, ©2005.
Book
ISBN: 0060819065, 9780060819064
Introduction to Aeronautics.
Introduction to Aeronautics.
by Razo, Jayme.
New Delhi :World Technologies, 2012.
eBook
ISBN: 8132328701, 9788132328704
Women aviators : from Amelia Earhart to Sally Ride, making history in air and space
Women aviators : from Amelia Earhart to Sally Ride, making history in air and space
by Marck, Bernard.
Paris :Flammarion ; 2009.
Book
ISBN: 9782080301086, 2080201484, 9782080201485, 208030108X
Women who rocked space
Women who rocked space
by Alexander, Heather,
Book
ISBN: 1474892035, 1474882536, 9781474882538, 9781474892032
The lost pilots : the spectacular rise and scandalous fall of aviation's golden couple
The lost pilots : the spectacular rise and scandalous fall of aviation's golden couple
by Mead, Corey,
Book
ISBN: 1509828494, 9781250109248, 9781509828500, 1509828508, 9781509828494, 1250109248
Trail blazers of the air
Trail blazers of the air
by Tennant, Kylie,
Melbourne ;Macmillan ; c1965.
Book
Mavericks of the sky : the first daring pilots of the U.S. Air Mail
Mavericks of the sky : the first daring pilots of the U.S. Air Mail
by Rosenberg, Barry,
New York :Harper Perennial, 2007, ©2006.
eBook
ISBN: 9780062037572, 0062037579
Pilots : Canadian stories from the cockpit
Pilots : Canadian stories from the cockpit
by Melady, John.
Toronto :McClelland & Stewart, ©1989.
Book
ISBN: 9780771058639, 9780771058875, 0771058632, 077105887X
United States women in aviation, 1919-1929
United States women in aviation, 1919-1929
by Brooks-Pazmany, Kathleen L.
Washington [D.C.] :Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1991.
Book
ISBN: 9780874743784, 0874743788
Sisters of the wind : voices of early women aviators
Sisters of the wind : voices of early women aviators
by Bell, Elizabeth S.
Pasadena, Calif. :Trilogy Books, c1994.
eBook
Second to none : the story of Lloyd & Gladys O'Donnell and the 1929 Women's Air Derby
Second to none : the story of Lloyd & Gladys O'Donnell and the 1929 Women's Air Derby
by Doyle, Lorraine O'Donnell.
Rancho Santa Fe, CA :Lorraine O'Donnell Doyle, ©2001.
Book
Getting off the ground : the pioneers of aviation speak for themselves
Getting off the ground : the pioneers of aviation speak for themselves
by Vecsey, George.
New York :Dutton, ©1979.
Book
ISBN: 0525113339, 9780525113331
The Wright Brothers and the birth of aviation
The Wright Brothers and the birth of aviation
by Garber, Lester W.
Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire :Crowood, 2005.
Book
ISBN: 9781861267306, 1861267304
Wingwalker : from Wisconsin to Norway : the Larson brothers and Clyde Lee
Wingwalker : from Wisconsin to Norway : the Larson brothers and Clyde Lee
by Krippene, Bernice Lee,
Friendship, Wis. :New Past Press, ©1995.
Book
ISBN: 9780938627296, 0938627309, 9780938627302, 0938627295
The magnificent Moisants : champions of early flight
The magnificent Moisants : champions of early flight
by Rich, Doris L.
Washington :Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1998.
eBook