Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Meet the First 2 Female Captain pilots to Fly a Plane in Zimbabwe

 First 2 Female Captain pilots to Fly a Plane in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean pilots.

Last week, Air #Zimbabwe made aviation history by having the first all-female flight deck crew.

The two female pilots, Captain Chipo M. Matimba and Captain Elizabeth Simbi Petros, flew a #Boeing737from the country's capital of Harare to Victoria Falls. After the flight, both ladies shared their excitement on social media.

On her Facebook page, Captain Matimba wrote: "History has been made! First all-female flight deck crew on the Air Zimbabwe Boeing 737! Two captains! Absolute pleasure Captain Elizabeth Simbi Petros! #FLYBABES#PaintingTheSkyPink! "

Captain Petros also posted to her Facebook, writing, "Air Zim First:- All Women 737 Flight Deck Crew!!!! Flt to Vic Falls This Morning. Was A pleasure Skipper Chipo Matimba!!!!!! "
While Captains Petros and Matimba made history for Air Zimbabwe, this isn't the first time two women have flown a commercial plane, according to #CondeNastTraveler.









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