Emily Hanrahan conquers the frontier

February 6, 1958 Emily Hanrahan took her first flying lesson. By August she’d earned her pilot’s license, even though she had yet to qualify for a driver’s license. Hanrahan built up her flight hours and complex aircraft ratings, and in 1972 she applied to fly for Frontier Airlines, becoming the first US woman pilot at a major airline. Read an inspirational article about Emily Hanrahan at http://bit.ly/dS5X5e
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