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One of the most famous pilots in history, Amelia was born in 1897 in Atchison, Kansas. She saw her first air show in the winter of 1920 and was inspired to fly, and by the next December she had earned her pilot’s license. Her short aviation career is full of flight records including being the first woman to fly solo across both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

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One of the most famous pilots in history, Amelia was born in 1897 in Atchison, Kansas. She saw her first air show in the winter of 1920 and was inspired to fly, and by the next December she had earned her pilot’s license. Her short aviation career is full of flight records including being the first woman to fly solo across both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

”A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache. ”  ~ Catherine the Great

”A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache. ” ~ Catherine the Great

Jean La Costa was a French woman who held the world championship for women’s speed driving in the 1930s.

Jean La Costa was a French woman who held the world championship for women’s speed driving in the 1930s.

This is Violet Cordery in 1930. She won multiple races in her humble little 2.5 litre Invicta and she had to be talked out of racing the 4.5 litre version of the car in reverse around Brooklands – just to see if she could. A year earlier in 1929 Invicta hired Violet and her sister to drive a total distance of 30,000 miles around the track at an average speed of 61.57mph – to prove that the car was reliable.

The Lady Racing Drivers of Brooklands

This is Violet Cordery in 1930. She won multiple races in her humble little 2.5 litre Invicta and she had to be talked out of racing the 4.5 litre version of the car in reverse around Brooklands – just to see if she could. A year earlier in 1929 Invicta hired Violet and her sister to drive a total distance of 30,000 miles around the track at an average speed of 61.57mph – to prove that the car was reliable.

Mrs. Cuneo, the only female racing driver/competitor to enter the 1905 Glidden Racing Tour, an endurance run of men and machines. Having such a skillful woman competitor created a great deal of conflict and hostility for the male drivers. Never had a woman raced or participated in such a popular motor-sports event. Once accepted, Mrs. Cuneo began to prove to the world that she was very skilled in the art of driving and racing automobiles. She  made headlines in the newspapers ...

Mrs. Cuneo, the only female racing driver/competitor to enter the 1905 Glidden Racing Tour, an endurance run of men and machines. Having such a skillful woman competitor created a great deal of conflict and hostility for the male drivers. Never had a woman raced or participated in such a popular motor-sports event. Once accepted, Mrs. Cuneo began to prove to the world that she was very skilled in the art of driving and racing automobiles. She made headlines in the newspapers ...

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