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2022-05-21 12:44:44 AM  
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2022-05-21 6:10:41 AM  
And probably had better amenities than Spirit
 
2022-05-21 7:31:58 AM  
The only reason we know about this terrible pilot is because her husband was in the new industry of public relations. I think he's actually sort of responsible for her eventual death. She was on rails chasing money and fame. I guess some of that's on her.
 
2022-05-21 7:45:33 AM  

gaslight: The only reason we know about this terrible pilot is because her husband was in the new industry of public relations. I think he's actually sort of responsible for her eventual death. She was on rails chasing money and fame. I guess some of that's on her.


Actuall reason of death  - flying so lo
 
2022-05-21 8:04:11 AM  
Beat hiding an an attic from the Nazis.

Good for her
 
2022-05-21 8:12:56 AM  
And she still had the time to invent ice cream and the American flag
 
2022-05-21 8:13:07 AM  

Abe Vigoda's Ghost: Beat hiding an an attic from the Nazis.

Good for her


And learning how to speak while being deaf, dumb, and blind.

\she could also play a mean pinball
 
2022-05-21 8:14:10 AM  

gaslight: The only reason we know about this terrible pilot is because her husband was in the new industry of public relations. I think he's actually sort of responsible for her eventual death. She was on rails chasing money and fame. I guess some of that's on her.


I get the feeling from your tone that you successfully made it to Hawaii in your Electra.
 
2022-05-21 8:14:14 AM  
How did she find time to pose for the Swimsuit Issue as well?
 
2022-05-21 8:28:36 AM  
*obligatory women of history joke* something about hiding in an attic.
 
2022-05-21 8:43:47 AM  

gaslight: The only reason we know about this terrible pilot is because her husband was in the new industry of public relations. I think he's actually sort of responsible for her eventual death. She was on rails chasing money and fame. I guess some of that's on her.


No
She was just as good if not better than hey hubby at promotion

And she was a good( for the time and for a given value of good) Pilot
 
2022-05-21 8:51:41 AM  
Flying blind yet.
 
2022-05-21 9:03:23 AM  
Do we really want to celebrate the German  woman who bombed Pearl Harbor?
 
2022-05-21 9:20:42 AM  
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2022-05-21 9:37:01 AM  

MythDragon: Do we really want to celebrate the German  woman who bombed Pearl Harbor?


That's a good one.  Hadn't heard that one before.
 
2022-05-21 9:50:47 AM  
hide n seek world champ
 
2022-05-21 10:13:10 AM  

Tyrone Slothrop: Abe Vigoda's Ghost: Beat hiding an an attic from the Nazis.

Good for her

And learning how to speak while being deaf, dumb, and blind.

\she could also play a mean pinball


gosh, I'm slow.  I mean, I was going to post that.
 
2022-05-21 10:18:42 AM  
And it was 83 years ago that she was abducted by aliens.
 
2022-05-21 10:48:47 AM  

Noah_Tall: And it was 83 years ago that she was abducted by aliens.


Only a few hundred years til she is woken from her deep freeze.
 
2022-05-21 11:42:58 AM  
Was this after she hunted small game to feed her family and performed in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show?
 
2022-05-21 11:59:54 AM  
She couldn't fly solo... he wasn't born yet..
 
2022-05-21 1:00:40 PM  
Newfoundland was part of Canada in 1932?
 
2022-05-21 1:19:03 PM  
I was more impressed that she flew it backwards & in high heels.
 
2022-05-21 1:47:07 PM  

Abe Vigoda's Ghost: Beat hiding an an attic from the Nazis.

Good for her


Was listening to Diary of a young pilot on my Echo. The part where she was telling about her love of Peter, morning, noon and night  was interesting
 
2022-05-21 3:50:52 PM  

JuicePats: And probably had better amenities anemones than Spirit

 
2022-05-21 6:10:12 PM  
Is this the one who was unfrozen and hung out with Pauly Shore wheezing the juice?
 
2022-05-21 7:04:26 PM  
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