In 1906, E. Lillian Todd was the first woman to design and build an aircraft.
In 1908, Madam Therese Peltier was the first woman to fly an airplane solo.
In 1911, Harriet Quimby was the first American female licensed pilot.
In 1916, Rosie Farrar was the first female employee at Boeing.
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