Women in Aviation: 75 Years After Amelia Earhart's Pacific Flight

Monday, January 11, 2010

Today marks the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s successful flight from Honolulu to Oakland, California.She was the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific.  To help update the history of women in aviation we talk to another pioneer who has also participated in many firsts for women pilots: Major Nicole Malachowski is a senior pilot in the Air Force and just five years ago became the first woman to join part of the elite Thunderbird squad, also known as the Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron.

Guests:

Major Nicole Malachowski

Contributors:

Jen Poyant

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