One of the first Girls With Wings role models is on the Diane Rehm Show (usually on your local NPR station):
Lynn Spencer: "Touching History" (Free Press)
A commercial pilot gives a detailed account of what happened over our nation's skies during the morning and afternoon of 9/11. She provides a time-line of the days events and explains how the nation could be caught so unprepared.
Lynn Spencer, pilot for ExpressJet Airlines and a certified flight instructor. See her bio: http://www.girlswithwings.com/Bios/lynn.html If you miss the show you can download it for later.