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April 16, 1912

“I was annoyed from the start by the attitude of doubt on the part of the spectators that I would never really make the flight. They knew I had never used the machine before, and probably thought I would find some excuse at the last moment to back out of the flight. This attitude made me more determined than ever to succeed.” Harriet Quimby

Harriet Quimby becomes the first woman to fly an airplane across the English Channel.

Harriet Quimby – American Aviator-  Associated Links:

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Link to Photo Credit: Harriet Quimby 

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