Monday, 16 August 2021

1415) Emily Howell Warner

Emily Howell Warner (1939 – 2020). American airline pilot and the first woman captain of a scheduled US airline.
In 1973, Warner was the first woman pilot to be hired by a scheduled US airline, since Helen Richey was hired as a co-pilot in 1934. In 1976 Warner was the first woman to become a US airline captain.
In addition to piloting, Warner was a flight school manager in Denver, Colorado. She was a flight instructor and FAA designated flight examiner holding multiple ratings.
- "And, if you couldn't tell by her red hair, fair skin and blue eyes, her name told you she was very Irish".


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