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drove it during her long and active flying career. She was second oldest of the famous flying Stinsons and the first of the four children to learn to fly. Undoubtedly it was due to her initial success and inspiration that the others followed her lead in aviation. A remarkable family of children, with their mother as business manager, they went on to international fame and recognition.

Katherine was the recipient of many well deserved medals and awards from both the United States and foreign countries. Her name richly deserves an honored place in the legend of early American aviation history.

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