SOURCE: NY Times
A Navy seaplane flew from Queens to the Azores in 1919, eight years before the Spirit of St. Louis. It took three weeks. It was not nonstop.
SOURCE: Air & Space Magazine
by Marc Wortman
The First Airplane to Cross an Ocean
SOURCE: Washington Post
Capt. Rosemary Mariner, who died Jan. 24, broke barriers throughout her career, opening doors for other women.
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