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Rachael Winiecki Makes History by Becoming First Female F35 Developmental Test Pilot


On December 14, 2018, former AEM alumnus at the University of Minnesota, Rachael Winiecki, made history by becoming the first female F35 developmental test pilot after completing the F-35 test mission. Rachael commented on how aviation tends to be a male dominated field but sees the number of women entering the field increasing. Winiecki is grateful not only for her own accomplishment and recognition, but for all the women who came before her and paved her way for success. Rachael received her Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics from the University of Minnesota in 2007 and a Master of Science (MS) in the AEM department in 2009.

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