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Leyla Mammadbeyova

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Leyla Alasgar qizi Mammadbeyova, née Zeynalova[1] (Azeri: Leyla Məmmədbəyova; 1909, Baku – 1989, Baku), was the first Azerbaijani female aviator.[2] She was also the first female pilot in Southern Europe and Western Asia.[3]

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  1. Conquering the Skies. Baku Magazine, #2 (22), March-April 2011; p. 72.
  2. (in Russian) The Proprietress of the Sky Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine by I.Gadirova. Nash Vek. 7 May 2004. Retrieved 6 June 2007
  3. The Living Age... by Eliakim Littell and Robert S. Littell. Making of America Project. Littell, Son & Company, 1934; p. 226-27