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'''Patricia Ann Willis''' (born January 1910<ref>[https://thumbs.worthpoint.com/zoom/images1/1/1215/30/1930-women-aviation-patricia-ann_1_59361a20ffccb56fd7a5378b7c5ade3f.jpg Worthpoint.com] (retrieved 28 May 2019)</ref>) was a pioneering [[American people|American]] woman aviator.
 
 
 
== History ==
 
Willis was born in [[Moline, Illinois]] and wanted to fly from an early age. She attended Belmont High School, and went to the School of Art in [[Los Angeles]].<ref>[https://thumbs.worthpoint.com/zoom/images1/1/1215/30/1930-women-aviation-patricia-ann_1_59361a20ffccb56fd7a5378b7c5ade3f.jpg Worthpoint.com] (retrieved 28 May 2019)</ref>
 
 
 
On 16 June 1929, at 19, she received her pilot's licence.<ref>[https://thumbs.worthpoint.com/zoom/images1/1/1215/30/1930-women-aviation-patricia-ann_1_59361a20ffccb56fd7a5378b7c5ade3f.jpg Worthpoint.com] (retrieved 28 May 2019)</ref>
 
 
 
She wanted to enter the 1929 [[Women's Air Derby]], but proved unable to obtain an aircraft.<ref>"Breaking Through the Clouds", Archetypal Images documentary, 2015</ref>
 
 
 
== Notes ==
 
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[[Category:1910 births]]
 
[[Category:Year of death missing]]
 
[[Category:American female aviators]]
 
[[Category:Aviators from Illinois]]
 
[[Category:People from Moline, Illinois]]
 

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