Fly Girls

Fly Girls

Constant Wonder

Flying Free (originally aired on October 26, 2020)

Episode: Flying Free (originally aired on October 26, 2020)

  • Dec 18, 2020 7:00 pm
  • 14:36 mins

Amelia Earhart wasn't the only pioneering female pilot in the skies in the '20s and '30s. She was the president of The Ninety-Nines, a group of women who were all licensed pilots. They came from different backgrounds, but they all supported each other in their pursuit of flying. But that doesn't mean that they didn't compete against each other for prizes and accolades in air races and record-breaking feats of daring. Guest: Keith O’Brien, journalist and author of “Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History”