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these places the airmail fields for Washington and Philadelphia were located. The mailplane assigned to her--a Curtiss JN4-H--was modified with the Wright system of 
2-lever controls. Airmail pilot Maurice Newton accompanied
her in another airplane to show her the course and landing fields. They made the return flight the next day.

Miss Stinson made many other exhibition and record flights. During World War II she was a volunteer Red Cross worker in the United States.

Katherine is the eldest of the four Stinson pioneer fliers, the others being Eddie (Edward A.), Marjorie, and Jack. Katherine is married to Miguel Otero, and lives at
438 East Manhattan St., Box 236, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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