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#8026 2024-04-05 15:19:01

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#9747. Name the pioneering English pilot who was the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia (born 1 July 1903 – disappeared 5 January 1941).

Flying solo or with her husband, Jim Mollison, she set many long-distance records during the 1930s. In 1933, Katharine Hepburn's character in the film Christopher Strong was inspired by her.

#9748. Name the American aviation pioneer (born July 24, 1897; declared dead January 5, 1939). On July 2, 1937, she disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to become the first female pilot to circumnavigate the world. During her life, she embraced celebrity culture and women's rights, and since her disappearance has become a cultural icon.


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#8027 2024-04-06 13:49:34

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#9749. Name the Egyptian aviator (October 29, 1907 – 2002). She was the first Egyptian woman as well as the first woman from the Arab world and Africa to earn a pilot's license.

#9750. Name the Turkish aviator (22 March 1913 – 22 March 2001) . During her flight career, she flew around 8,000 hours and participated in 32 different military operations. She was the world's first female fighter pilot, aged 23. As an orphan, she was one of the nine children adopted by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.


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#8028 2024-04-07 22:59:39

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#9751. Name the American pilot and business executive (May 11, 1906 – August 9, 1980) . She pioneered women's aviation as one of the most prominent racing pilots of her generation. She set numerous records and was the first woman to break the sound barrier on 18 May 1953. She (along with Nancy Love) was the wartime head of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) (1943–1944), which employed about 1000 civilian American women in a non-combat role to ferry planes from factories to port cities. She was later a sponsor of the Mercury 13 women astronaut program.

#9752. Name the pioneering pilot, the first woman to do a parachute jump in South Africa and the first female airline captain of scheduled passenger services (1 March 1922 – 7 January 2004).


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#8029 2024-04-09 14:27:20

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#9753. Name the Russian engineer, member of the State Duma, and former Soviet cosmonaut (born 6 March 1937). She was the first woman in space, having flown a solo mission on Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963. She orbited the Earth 48 times, spent almost three days in space, is the only woman to have been on a solo space mission and is the last surviving Vostok programme cosmonaut. She was the youngest woman to fly in space until 2023 when Anastatia Mayers flew on Galactic 02 at the age of 18.

#9754. Name the the first female pilot to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean, which she did in May 1963  (April 6, 1926 – February 21, 2018).


It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#8030 2024-04-10 15:42:52

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#9755. Name the American pilot (November 22, 1925 – September 30, 2014) and the first woman to fly solo around the world. She flew a single engine Cessna 180 (registered N1538C) christened the Spirit of Columbus and nicknamed "Charlie."

#9756. Name the  American aviator, famous for her 1964 solo flight around the world, (August 3, 1936 – February 17, 1965) in which she became the second woman to complete the trip, by following the equatorial route attempted in 1937 by Amelia Earhart. (Jerrie Mock set off the same week on a different route, and finished before Smith did.) In doing so she also became the first woman to fly a twin-engine aircraft around the world, and the first woman to fly the Pacific Ocean from west to east in a twin-engine plane.


It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#8031 2024-04-11 21:55:54

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#9757. Name the retired Canadian airline pilot (born July 13, 1947), who was the first woman in North America to be hired as a First Officer for a Canadian airline and the first woman member of the Canadian Air Line Pilots Association, International.

#9758. Name the American airline pilot and the first woman captain of a scheduled U.S. airline (October 30, 1939 – July 3, 2020).

In 1973, she was the first woman pilot to be hired by a scheduled U.S. airline since Helen Richey was hired as a co-pilot in 1934.


It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#8032 2024-04-12 15:00:58

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#9759. Name the Canadian retired commercial airline pilot  (born 1954). She was the first Canadian woman pilot to fly for Air Canada, the second woman to fly for a Canadian commercial airline, the first Canadian female captain of a Boeing 767 and the first Canadian female captain of a Boeing 777.

#9760.  Name the Russian former aviator and Soviet cosmonaut who flew aboard Soyuz T-7 in 1982, becoming the second woman in space  (born 8 August 1948). On her 1984 Soyuz T-12 mission she became the first woman to fly to space twice, and the first woman to perform a spacewalk.


It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#8033 Yesterday 15:34:59

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#9761. Name the Nepal's first woman pilot (born 17 October 1965). She obtained her aviation license from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal on 29 March 1991 under license number 119. She is also the first Nepali female pilot of the Boeing jet.

#9762. Name the retired NASA astronaut and United States Air Force (USAF) colonel (born 19 November 1956). A former flight instructor and test pilot, Collins was the first woman to pilot the Space Shuttle and the first to command a Space Shuttle mission.


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Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#8034 Today 14:36:17

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#9763. What does the term Zymology mean?

#9764. What does the term Veterinary pathology mean?


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