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Raymonde de Laroche

Raymonde de Laroche Biography

Pilot


ABOUT
Pioneering French aviator who was the first woman in the world to received a pilot's license.
BEFORE FAME
Her dinner with renowned French aviator Charles Voisin inspired her to become a pilot.

FAMILY LIFE
She had a son who was rumored to be the child of the sculptor-turned-pilot Léon Delagrange.
ASSOCIATED WITH
Like Margaret Ringenberg, she paved the way for future generations of female pilots.
TRIVIA
She had a statue erected in her honor at Paris's Le Bourget Airport.

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