Meet El Al’s First Female Pilot

user submitted pictureThose of you who like to crack sexist jokes about “women drivers” can kiss Merav Schwartz’ tush. The first woman to pilot Israeli airline El Al commercial jets juggles 747s and motherhood, and kept up her schedule between New York and Tel Aviv until she was seven months pregnant. So next time you’re in the sky and you see a hottie in uniform, don’t assume she’s going to get you some ice for your complimentary soft drink.

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