Vipers and girls:)
(Woman pilots)
Last update: 31.3. 2013

2nd LT Kristin L. Bass
Oklahoma US National Guard

Maj. Nicole Malachowski
Thunderbird 3

Maj. Jacquelyn Susan "Jackie" Parker
was one of the first female fighter pilots assigned to an F-16 Viper squadron

Maj. Bobbi Doorenbos

Capt. Christina "Shaq" Szasz
F-16CJ + F117A pilot

Capt. Leigh Noel
22nd Fighter Squadron

Capt. Caroline Jensen

Maj. Catharine Gaetke
523th Fighter Squadron

Maj. Kathryn Gaetke, 14th Fighter Squadron pilot, prepares to exit her F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft after completing a mission during Keen Sword 2013 at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2012. Gaetke was one of the first pilots to land after completing a simulated mission objective for the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenna Jackson)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Kathryn Gaetke, 14th Fighter Squadron pilot, returns to Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 25, 2012. In August, Airmen from the 35th Fighter Wing’s 14 FS and 35th Maintenance and Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons deployed to support Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenna Jackson)

Capt. Gina Jennings


Maj. Shawna Rochelle Kimbrell
Ng-A-Qui, 555th Fighter Squadron, is the first African-American female fighter pilot in the Air Force

Capt. Kerri "Polar" Fuhs
4th Fighter Squadron, climbs into an F-16 Fighting Falcon before a training mission at Hill Air Force Base on Oct. 21. Fuhs spent several months in Iraq and will deploy again in early 2009.

Maj. Tally "Vixen" Parham

with Mary Melfi and 1st Lt. Julie Ayres (F-15E Strike Eagle weapons system officers)

Maj. Melissa "Shock" May

1st Lt. Julie Moore

Capt. Kerri Fulgham

Donna Kohout Douglass (left AF in 2005)

Capt. Betsy Dombert
FW, Kunsan AB

Capt. Betsy Hand
77th Fighter Squadron

Maj. Caroline Jensen
Thunderbird 3

Maj. Samantha Weeks
Thunderbird 6

Lt. Col. Stephanie Wolfgehe

Elizabeth Kreft
Thunderbird 12 (PA)

Capt Kristin Hubbard
Thunderbird 8 (Advance Pilot/Narrator)

Capt. Sarah Eccles

Maj. Windy Hendrick

Maj. Windy Hendrick, a F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, sits in her jet waiting for the scramble order at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, Ariz. Hendrick works 24-hour shifts on alert several times per month with the Arizona Air National Guard. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III) Digital

Heather “Lucky” Penney

Its iimportant to recognize her in remembrance of September 11th, Heather “Lucky” Penney. She (and her vice commander) was willing to give their lives by ramming United Flight 93 with their F-16s.

Heather Penney, a Purdue alumna and Air Force fighter pilot, stands with her parents, John and Stephanie Penney, before she departs for Iraq in 2003.

1st. Lt. Leah Murakami

1st. Lt. Leah Murakami ,The first Asian female fighter pilot in the U.S. and the first female F-16 pilot assigned to the 177th Fighter Wing.

Capt. Carrie Bell
Det. 388, Hill Air Force Base, Utah

Capt. Christina "Thumper" Hopper

Capt. Kristin Hubbard

36th Fighter Squadron

Maj. Gina "Torch" Sabric
Nellis Air Force Base, NV, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing

Capt. Jennifer Wade

Capt. Dawn Hokaj
552th Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB

Lt. Col. Sharon Preszler
20th Fighter Wing staff director and Commander's Action Group director, prepares for her fini flight Thursday at Shaw. Col. Preszler was the first female active-duty fighter pilot.

Kalaya Jarbsunthie
Nellis AFB Nevada in 1989. It was Kalaya's senior year and she was the first female ROTC cadet to earn the privilege of a ride in the fighter. She was also the commander of the ROTC unit at Rancho High School in Las Vegas. After graduation Kalaya went to the Air Force Academy. She stayed one year, then turned down her commission and went back to Nevada., September 7, 2002 tragically died when the Mercy Air helicopter (N417MA) crashed six miles south of the California-Nevada.

Maj. Allena Lewis
U.S. Air Force Maj. Allena Lewis hands her flight bag to U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Stephen Lewis after completing combat training during Red Flag-Alaska 12-2 on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 14, 2012. Allena, a pilot, is assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron, and Lewis, a crew chief, is assigned to the 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael R.

First Lt. Clancly Morrical
36th Fighter Squadron pilot, stands by her F-16 Fighting Falcon March 13, 2013, at Osan Air Base, South Korea. Morrical is Osan’s only female pilot. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Karen Vandenbroucke

Captain Ha Jung-mi
achieved a piece of South Korean history by becoming the first female airforce pilot to fly a KF-16

Major Marianne Mjelde Knutsen

Lt Line Bonde

Lt. Berna Sen

unknown name

Lt. Manja Blok
The first female fighter pilot in the Koninklijke Luchtmacht/Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNlAF).

unknown name

Captain Annemiek "Meip" Macco

Lt. Anne-Marie Jansen

Lieutenant Lynn

Crashed with F-16 on CIAF96 in Czech republic

Burcu Arpaci


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