A young woman stand in front of a plane with her hand touching it
Marjorie Stinson, one of the first Wright Flying School graduates and the first female airmail pilot in the U.S. in 1915.  Marjorie, her mother, brother and sister also established the Stinson School of Flying during WWI and taught new aviators for the Royal Canadian Flying Corps.

U.S. National Archives

Here you will find some of aviation's most notable people. People who who dared to dream and then went on to achieve their lofty goals. From the beginnings of flight to the mechanical wonders that carry humans into space, all of our aviation stories begin with the people who had the courage to pursue their dreams. Read about these remarkable people and be inspired by their monumental accomplishments.
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    Last updated: September 11, 2017