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Aimee Carandang

Aimee Carandang
AKA Maria Aurora Amada Carandang

  • 1st Filipina pilot to fly as a full-fledged captain for the Philippine Airlines (1993)
  • 1st Filipina commercial pilot
  • Asia's first female pilot

"I have always believed that there are no boundaries in what women can accomplish in life."



Milestones in the History of PAL
Flight Archive
Distinguished Women Pilots

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?