Women Aviators

Throughout history, there have been many women aviators who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female aviators such as Amelia Earhart, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Jean Batten, Bessie Coleman, Betty Ong.The women aviators featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart
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Famous As: Aviator, Pilot
Birthdate: July 24, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: January 5, 1939

Amelia Earhart became the first female pilot to complete a solo trans-Atlantic flight, in 1932. A champion for equal rights, Amelia later wrote best-selling memoirs and contributed to the women pilot’s group The Ninety-Nines. In 1937, Amelia disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean and was later declared dead.

 2 Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: January 26, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: April 30, 1926

 3 Susan Oliver

Susan Oliver
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: May 10, 1990

 4 MJ Hegar

MJ Hegar
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 5 Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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Famous As: Renowned Author & Aviator
Birthdate: June 22, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: February 7, 2001

 6 Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: July 1, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
Died: January 5, 1941

 7 Betty Ong

Betty Ong
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Famous As: Flight attendant
Birthdate: February 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: September 11, 2001
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 8 Hanna Reitsch

Hanna Reitsch
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: March 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: German
Died: August 24, 1979
It is believed Hanna Reitsch, eager to fly, had almost jumped off her balcony at 4. She was named Stratosphere by her flying-school classmates. A Nazi aviator and test pilot, she was given poisonous capsules by Hitler when the Red Army was taking over Berlin, but didn’t commit suicide.

 9 Sara Netanyahu

Sara Netanyahu
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: November 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Israeli

 10 Jean Batten

Jean Gardner Batten
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Famous As: Aviator Who Made Record Breaking Trans-world Flights
Birthdate: September 15, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: New Zealander
Died: November 22, 1982

 11 Jacqueline Cochran

Jacqueline Cochran
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Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: May 11, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: August 9, 1980

 12 Sabiha Gökçen

Sabiha Gökçen
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Famous As: aviator
Birthdate: March 21, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Turkish
Died: March 22, 2001

 13 Geraldyn M Cobb

Geraldyn M Cobb
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: March 5, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: March 18, 2019

 14 Samantha Cristoforetti

Samantha Cristoforetti
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Famous As: Astronaut, Aviator, Engineer
Birthdate: April 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus

 15 Pancho Barnes

Pancho Barnes
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: July 22, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: March 30, 1975

 16 Svetlana Savitskaya

Svetlana Savitskaya
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: August 8, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Russian

 17 Harriet Quimby

Harriet Quimby
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: May 11, 1875
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: July 1, 1912

 18 Sussan Ley

Sussan Ley
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Famous As: Politician, Aviator
Birthdate: December 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Australian

 19 Beate Uhse-Rotermund

Beate Uhse-Rotermund
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Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: October 25, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: German
Died: July 16, 2001

 20 Jerrie Mock

Jerrie Mock
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: November 22, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: September 30, 2014

 21 Elinor Smith

Elinor Smith
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: August 17, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: March 19, 2010

 22 Marie Marvingt

Marie Marvingt
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: February 20, 1875
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: French
Died: December 14, 1963

 23 Diana Barnato Walker

Diana Barnato Walker
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Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: January 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Died: April 28, 2008

 24 Louise McPhetridge Thaden

Louise McPhetridge Thaden
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: November 12, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: November 9, 1979

 25 Sheila Scott

Sheila Scott
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: April 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British
Died: October 20, 1988

 26 Betty Skelton

Betty Skelton
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Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: June 28, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: August 31, 2011

 27 Evelyn Trout

Evelyn Trout
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: January 7, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: January 24, 2003

 28 Touria Chaoui

Touria Chaoui
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Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: December 14, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Moroccan
Died: March 1, 1956

 29 Frances Wilson Grayson

Frances Wilson Grayson
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Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: 1892 AD
Nationality: American
Died: December 23, 1927

 30 Lois Butler

Lois Butler
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Famous As: Alpine Skier
Birthdate: November 3, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Canadian
Died: August 17, 1970

 31 Melitta Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg

Melitta Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg
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Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: January 3, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: German
Died: April 8, 1945