History: Stepping Stones of the Past
Since the beginning of aeronautical history, women have been an
ever present force as supporters, inventors and pioneers. This page allows
the visitor to step back in time and learn about aviation from the words of these
brave women. Read the biographies and feel yourself swept back into a
different time and place. Hear the history of women in aviation through the
their own life stories. Using the timeline, trace the course of women and their
impact on the field of aviation. Read about such programs as the pioneer
American Women in Space Program of Mercury 13. Explore the history of
women in aviation and gain valuable insight into the subject today.
The History Page...
Jane F. Garvey
Louise McPhetridge Thaden
Evelyn "Bobbi" Trout
The Mercury 13 Program