Women Combat Pilots: The Right Stuff (2003)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Social History  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This program from The History Channel offers a retrospective of female aviators and the many challenges they faced in pursuing their careers. Highlighted are Katherine Wright, sibling of the Wright brothers and the first female to fly a plane, as well Harriet Quimby, the first woman to get a pilot's license. The show also examines the female aviators of World War II, and takes a look at the challenges faced by female pilots in the present day.

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aviation, military, pilot, retrospective, world-war