High-Flying Women: A World History of Female Pilots

High-Flying Women: A World History of Female Pilots

by Alain Pelletier

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High-Flying Women: A World History of Female Pilots by Alain Pelletier

This book traces the careers of these exceptional female pilots from all over the world, from the first woman to board a plane, to the accomplished pilots and astronauts of today. Includes biographies on both the well-known and unknown, this book focuses not only on the pilots themselves, but also on those who worked on the ground; engineers, heads of enterprise and nurses, to name a few. It features 50 illustrated biographies and over 400 photographs, all in a well-designed and attractive package. This inspiring book provides outstanding coverage of the history of female aviators.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857332578
Publisher: Haynes Publishing PLC
Publication date: 11/01/2012
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Alain Pelletier is a French aviation historian and author. An aeronautical engineer by training, he has published numerous articles and books, both in France and abroad, focusing on French and American aircraft as well as aspects of the history of aviation technology.

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