Blog Entries - tag: 'airplane'

Jerrie Mock

National History: Jerrie Mock

Posted on: March 19, 2019
Tags: airplane, aviation, Jerrie Mock, women in history, 1960s, 1964

Jerrie Mock first flew in an airplane when she was seven. She told her parents she would grow up to be a pilot. From Newark, Ohio, after graduation, she went on to study engineering at Ohio State University. She was the only woman in

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Wright Flyer

Our History: The Wright Brothers

"If birds can glide for long periods of time, then why can't I? - Orville Wright On December 17th, 1903, the Wright Brothers made history with the first powered flight at the dunes of Kitty Hawk. The flight lasted 12 seconds

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