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Alaska commercial pilot Dolena Fox fulfills her dream of flying other Yup'ik locals

Dolena Fox flying a silver and blue-striped Cessna 207 to the village of Tuntutuliak. (Olivia Ebertz/KYUK)
Dolena Fox flying a silver and blue-striped Cessna 207 to the village of Tuntutuliak. (Olivia Ebertz/KYUK)

Only 6% of professional American pilots are women. Dolena Fox recently became one of them.

The Native Alaskan is also one of a handful of female Yup’ik commercial pilots and hopes others will learn to fly, too.

Olivia Ebertz of KYUK has this profile.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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