Katherine Stinson preparing to fly to the Governor island in Washington, DC, June 1917. The flight is conducted in support of the military background of the Red Cross. Stinson, “Flying Schoolgirl,” was the fourth woman in the US. UU., which was certified test pilot. (International Film Service)
Elsie “Poppy” Mackay. Actress, Interior Designer, and Aviation Pioneer. She is remembered as a British actress, interior decorator and aviator who died attempting to cross the Atlantic Ocean with Captain Walter Hinchliffe.