tamilewisbrown (tamilewisbrown) wrote,

Honoring Elinor Smith

March 24, 2001 Elinor Smith was inducted into the International Women in Aviation Pioneer Hall of Fame. Her salute begins "Elinor Smith was a record breaking pilot who did everything with a flourish." The Hall of Fame is operated by the Women In Aviation, International, an organization that promotes aviation careers for women. Mary Barr, Ann Baumgartner Carl, and Elizabeth (Betty) Pfister were also honored that year.

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