Viewpoint: Where Are The Women?

At 17, Anne Labbe, was the youngest pilot in France to obtain her Private Pilot’s Licence. Here, she sits in the cockpit of a Cessna 152 before taking-off on March 10, 2017 at the Yvrac aeroclub, near Bordeaux, southwestern France. 

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Many aviation articles bemoan the fact that only about 7% of the pilot industry is made up of women, but they fail to explore the reasons why no less recognize ways to rectify this shortage. And a shortage there is, as every airline is looking to hire more pilots, every flight school is looking for...

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