A Belgian female pilot, Helene Dutrieu, wins the Coppa del Re (Kings Cup) after beating 14 male rivals.
30 April - 12 May 1963
American Betty Miller makes the first transpacific solo flight by a woman. The 4-stop flight is from Oakland in California to Brisbane in Australia.
1 May 1963
Jacqueline Cochran, flying a Lockheed TF-104G Starfighter sets a new 100 kilometer closed circuit world speed record for women of 1,937kph (1,203mph).
Found this at: http://www.warbirds-online.org/2010/04/25/this-week-in-militaryaviation-history-26-april-2-may/