Fight and Flight

Swedish pilot Emelie Bonin, 31, Co-founder of AviatrixArt.

Swedish pilot Emelie Bonin, 31, Co-founder of AviatrixArt.

Fight or flight? These 13 international female pilots are doing both — by fighting cancer through an aviation-themed calendar.

Six years ago, 31-year-old Swedish pilot Emelie Bonin was given the kind of devastating news that every human being dreads. She was told she had cervical cancer — a potentially fatal disease that stole the lives of nearly 270,000 women around the world in 2012. But last year, she received a diagnosis that all cancer patients and their loved ones desperately hope for: After a years-long fight, she was in remission.

Fight and flight

 

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