Beverly Burns

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Birthday
15, 1949
Birthplace
Maryland
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Maryland

About

First female pilot of a Boeing 747 jet. On her historic flight, she took off from the Newark, New Jersey airport and landed in Los Angeles, California.

Before Fame

She worked as an American Airlines stewardess while attending flight school.

Trivia

She held multiple jobs in the airline industry, working as an aircraft dispatcher, gate agent, and baggage handler for People Express Airlines.

Family Life

She married fellow aviator Robert Allen Burns in 1972.

Associated With

She received commendations from President George W. Bush for her service.