HerStory

Mitzi FARR

Born: 1908

Special Achievements:

Mitzi Farr was born in 1908, the same year the Wright brothers made a record flight.  She had strong opposition from her family but gained her license on a Gypsy Moth in 1931.  In 1988, Mitzi passed a biennial flight review in time to fly on her 80th birthday.


Resources

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    NPWHF aviatrix tapestry

    NPWHF collection