Helen Harrison-Bristol (1909 - 1995) was a pioneering Canadian female civil aviation instructor and the first Canadian Air Transport Auxiliary ferry pilot during Second World War. Google Image Result for http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/album/watermark.php%3Ffile%3D11805
helen richey (1909 – 1947) was a pioneering female aviator ... she was the first woman to be hired as a pilot by a commercial airline in the united states ... the first woman sworn in to pilot air mail and was one of the first female flight instructors
Maureen Dunlop leaving the cockpit of a plane she had just flown in 1944. These female pilots of the British Air Transport Auxiliary flew Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lancasters to air bases in England during WWII ~
c.1928 - Betty Gillies, first pilot to qualify for the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, entered the WAFS on September 12, 1942.
Canadian aviator Billy Stark returned to Vancouver from flight school in San Diego with his pilot’s licence and new Curtiss Flyer. His wife, Olive, became the first Canadian female airplane passenger later that day.