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August 12, 1982 August 12, 2931..F.A.I: #37 Soaring License..First for Women Hattie Meyers (Barnaby) Divorce 1934 Hattie Meyers Junkin 1929 The request with photos from AERONAUTICS magazine Editor Harley Mitchel: WHAT MEN THINK OF WOMEN FLYERS...A SORT OF TRUE reaction as known via my WACO AIRCRAFT CO., as "Mrs. WACO. Also a sort of rebuttal of subject via Margery Brown. Little did I think much less imagine that one yr. later 1930 I would SOAR in my R.E. Franklin glider, shock cord launched from SOUTH Mt.the original locale, hand picked, hdkf. a top tree for wind sock. We had only earned our "A" and "B" licenses Wash. D.C Glider Club, which were 180 degree turns and 360's both in both directions. No Soaring license. 1930 I Soared over Chemung Valley for ONE HOUR, after Wollff Hirth, German Glider ACE, tested out thermals, [[for xxx]] 1931 the Govt. The first Soaring license "C", a 3 Gull blue and white label buttonwas regulation. LATER when we were the Soaring Society of America, Harris Hill with easy access and cabins for us pilots plus swimming pool. No beginners were at Harris Hill. Three Waco airplanes toward the already Soaring pilots way up there so flights of great height and great distances brought licenses Silver "C" and Golden "C".. Hattie Meyers Weaver Junkin
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