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Download Õ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free » Charles R. Mitchell In the beginning of the twentieth century women were demanding freedom What could bring freedom than a chance to fly Women went up in those early wire andfabric contraptions to gain independence to make money or to make their names as pilots They sought to prove that women pilots could do just as well as men and some did far better Flying High Pioneer. A very short but fascinating glimpse of the accomplishments of women aviators in the dawn of the new invention I especially liked to see the differences between the Wright and Curtiss planes The things I didn't like were some off topic to me anyway photos as in the poster for donating stockings to Sock it to Hitler They also showed a few commemorative postal stamps but failed to tell you when the stamps were issued Some of the English could have been edited a bit Her seed money though very generous bore fruit beyond all expectations It certainly does make you want to learn though I'll certainly be looking for in depth books

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Flying High: Pioneer Women in American Aviation (Images of Aviation) Free read å 5 Û In the beginning of the twentieth century women were demanding freedom What could bring freedom than a chance to fly Women went up in those early wire andfabric contraptions to gain independence to make money or to Women in American Aviation tells the story of Blanche Stuart Scott who made 5000 a week and broke forty one bones; of Harriet uimby who flew the English Channel handily and then fell to her death in five feet of water near Boston Harbor; of Ruth Law and Katherine Stinson who set American distance flying records all before any of them were allowed to vo. Mostly photos of early aviators and their airplanes and surroundings Enough story to patch the photos together I have not seen most of the photos anywhere else in my research on early women pilots Wonderful resource

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Flying High Pioneer Women in American Aviation Images of AviationTe Flying High Pioneer Women in American Aviation also tells the tales of women behind the scenes the financiers engineers and factory workers from the earliest days of flying to victory in World War II These stories of the first female flyers are told in rare vintage photographs many previously unpublished from the archives of the Glenn H Curtiss Muse. Fascinating read with incredible photographs I only wish the book included in depth biographies There's to these incredible women than one paragraph accomplishment blurbs I'm particularly interested to learn about Bessie Coleman the first African American female pilot as well as the WASP program during WWII Women were truly an important part of early American aviation