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pilot , writer

Emily Hanrahan Howell Warner was pilot, writer. Achievements include uniform installed in Smithsonian Institute Air and Space Museum, 1976; first woman hired as pilot by major United States airline, 1973. Named to Colorado Aviation Hall Fame, 1983, National Women's Hall Fame, Seneca Falls, New York, 2001; recipient Amelia Earheart award as the Outstanding Woman in United States Aviation, 1973.

Background

Warner, Emily Hanrahan Howell was born on October 30, 1939.

Education

Bachelor in English, Souther University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Career

Kindergarten and elementary school teacher. Flight instructor Clinton Aviation Company, 1961—1967, rose to positions of chief pilot and flight school manager, 1967—1973. Pilot Frontier Airlines, 1973—1986, Continental Airlines, 1986—1988, United Parcel Service, 1988—1990.

Aviation safety inspector Federal Aviation Administration, 1990—2002, aircrew program manager, 1992—2002. Board directors International Air Museum, Dayton, Ohio.

Achievements

  • Achievements include uniform installed in Smithsonian Institute Air and Space Museum, 1976. First woman hired as pilot by major United States airline, 1973.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (children's books) Lily of Watts- A Birthday Discovery, 1969, Lily Takes A Giant Step, (biography) Weaving the Winds, 2003.

Membership

Co-founder Northeast Women's Center, Denver. Active with Congress of Racial Equality, American Civil Liberties Union, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Member of Colorado Aviation History Society, International Society Women Airline Pilots (founder), Ninety-Nines: International Organization Women Pilots.

Connections

Married Julius "Jay" Warner.

spouse:
Julius 'Jay' Warner.