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United’s all-female crew stands out amidst the low percentage of women who are certificated to fly airplanes in the US. With a monumental pilot shortage looming, there has never been a better time to look skyward.

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I finished USAF pilot training in 1990 as one of 25 female ROTC cadets accepted into the program that year. Now, in 2016, women still make up only 4% of certificated pilots. Whether it’s mindset, bias, training or social pressure, it’s time to take to the skies, ladies!