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Number of women pilot students increases

IFA has verified a significant increase in women enrolled in Airline Pilot courses.

In aviation, the number of women pilots is represented by a small value, corresponding to about 4%. But gradually, more women are finding their passion in aviation and continue to pursue this unstoppable dream.

Currently, IFA Training counts with the participation of at least 15 students in ATPL, PPL and FI courses, who show a huge enthusiasm for airplanes and from an early age wanted a professional future as an airline pilot or instructor. This number of women in the pilot courses increase translates into a vast growth when compared with the values of 2018.

In order to fly higher, they chose the International Flight Academy which supports them on this formative journey. The students thus see an opportunity to fulfill their personal dream in a welcoming school with great resources.

IFA is an aviation training center (ATO) that also employs several women, in different areas of activity, with an approximate representation of 23%.

At IFA, we make dreams come true, with equal opportunities for everyone!

Did you know that there is an organization that inspires women to become a pilot?

Women in Aviation International is a non-profit organization dedicated entirely to ” the encouragement and advancement of women in all aviation career fields an interests” and its members are from different areas of aeronautics, such as: commercial and private pilots, astronauts, engineers, maintenance technicians, among others.

We remember some pioneering women in aviation

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Amelia Earhart
First woman to fly solo across the Atlantic
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Bessie Coleman
First African American woman to obtain an international pilot’s license
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Hélène Dutrieu
First woman to fly a hydroplane, known as “Girl Hawk”

In Portugal…

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Maria de Lourdes Braga de Sá Teixeira
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Cristina Gonçalves


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