Bolland, Adrienne (1895–1975)

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Bolland, Adrienne (1895–1975)

French aviator. Born Nov 25, 1895 in Arcueil, France; died 1975.

Pioneer aviator, was a test pilot for Caudron, the French aircraft maker; became the 1st woman to fly over the Andes in Argentina (1921), having to avoid mountain peaks that were higher than her plane could fly.