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Women on the plane!

Adagamov.info 24.03.2019 at 08:30

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Photo: John R. Watret

the Photograph posted on Twitter by one of the leaders of the University Embry Riddle flying last Saturday from Los Angeles to Atlanta, went viral, receiving tens of thousands of likes and retweets.

Just flew from LAX to ATL on Delta piloted by this mother daughter flight crew. Great flight. Inspiring women for you. pic.twitter.com/4Gk1vHCcZ1

— John R. Watret (@ERAUWatret) March 17, 2019

And all because in the photo taken in the cockpit Boeing 757 Delta Airlines, not the usual crew. Or rather, very unusual. Moreover, both pilots are women, so they are still mother and daughter! The aircraft commander Wendy of rekson the entire family is in aviation. Her father was a pilot husband flies for American Airlines and both daughters are also pilots. One of the daughters named Kelly and was flying at the time, with mom as co-pilot.

Write that according to industry research, over the next 20 years the aviation industry will need 790 000 civil aviation pilots and 754 000 service technicians. And in 2017 among pilots certified by the Federal office of civil aviation USA, was only 7% of women. To make civil aviation more resistant to market changes, women in the seats of the pilots of the aircraft have become commonplace, say experts.