Bessie Coleman attended the "...Ecole d'Aviation des
Freres Caudron at Le Crotoy in Somme for a 10
month flight training course.
Flying a French Nieuport Type 82, Bessie finished
the course three months early and obtained her
Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI)
license on June 15, 1921--the first U.S. woman of
any race to do so directly..."