“I knew one thing: I wanted to see the world.” Jerrie Mock
Jerrie Mock becomes the first woman to fly solo around the world.
Geraldine “Jerrie” Fredritz Mock was the first woman to fly solo around the world, which she did in 1964. She flew a single-engine Cessna 180 christened the “Spirit of Columbus” and nicknamed “Charlie.”
Jerrie Mock – Aviator – Associated Links:
- Jerrie Mock | Smithsonian: https://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/topics/women-in-aviation/mock.cfm
- 10 Things You Should Know About Jerri Mock | Women You Should Know: http://womenyoushouldknow.net/10-things-know-jerrie-mock-first-woman-fly-solo-around-globe/
- Jerrie Mock | HistoryNet: http://www.historynet.com/jerrie-mock-record-breaking-american-female-pilot.htm
- The Flying Housewife | The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2014/10/the-flying-housewife/381940/
- “Where Amelia Earhart Tried, Geraldine Mock Succeeded | History | Air & Space Magazine: https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/twenty-seven-years-after-amelia-earhart-tried-geraldine-mock-flew-solo-around-world-180950144/
- Jerrie Mock | Quotes: http://www.quotabelle.com/author/jerrie-mock
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