Meet Adebanke Olayiwola, the First Female African Pilot to fly the Boeing Dreamlifter_1

Pilot Adebanke Olayiwola is a qualified ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot License) Professional Pilot. She obtained her Pilot licenses at Hortman Aviation Inc Philadelphia, United States. She is the First Female African Pilot to fly the DREAM-LIFTER. Adebanke grew up in the western part of Nigeria and obtained her primary and secondary education in Ibadan, Oyo state Nigeria.

She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (Osun State) . She later moved to the United Kingdom and completed her Masters in Science degree in International Globalization at Leicesters University.

Pilot Banke start her Aviation career flying the B737-800. She's also one of the few females pilots that have flew the MD83, otherwise know as the "Mad Dog". Pilot Adebanke is the first Black female Pilot in the world to fly one of the only 4 DREAM LIFTER Aircraft in the whole world.

She's typed-rated in the following aircraft. The DREAM LIFTER, B737-800, B747-400/800, McDonnel-88 and CRJ-900.

She currently flies the B747-800 in United State of America for US base Commercial/Cargo Airline

Due to the dynamic way of flying her company does, Adebanke has had the opportunity to fly across North Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific and Central East Pacific.

Pilot Adebanke has flown to the far corner of the world, covering all the Seven Continents.