Local Exhibit Highlights Role of Women in Aviation
The San Diego Air and Space Museum has opened an exhibit highlighting the historic and on-going role of women in aviation. The Women of Flight exhibit corresponds with the 75th anniversary of Amelia E
Alison St John (Guest Host): Just in time to mark the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart's historic solo flight across the Atlantic, San Diego's Air and Space Museum is mounting the first phase of a new exhibit, Women of Flight.
We’re talking about flying today with the curator of the exhibit and the only woman in history to hold every class of pilot and instructor ratings that exist.
The Women in Flight exhibit is currently on display at the San Diego Air and Space Museum. For more information, visit www.aerospacemuseum.org .
- Karen Lacy, assistant curator at the San Diego Air and Space Museum. She was the lead curator for the Women in Flight exhibit.
- Martha King, the first and only woman in history to hold every class of pilot and instructor rating available. She and her husband are aviation courseware creators.