Raymonde de Laroche (1882-1919) was a French pilot who, in 1910,
became the first woman in the world to obtain a commercial pilot’s license. She
also served as a military driver during the First World War, as flying was
considered too dangerous for women.
In 1919 she broke two
flight world records, one for altitude and one for distance. Sadly, she was
killed in an aviation accident during a time when she was preparing to become
the first female professional test pilot.
Claire visits Raymond to get something to ease Jamie’s nightmares.
Talk about perfect casting. What’s not to like about this sly, charmer?! I’d love to be his friend! Plus, he saved Claire’s life and dispatched the despicable Compte St. Germain! He can be on my team any day!