Jerrie Mock - First woman to fly solo around the world

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Jerrie Mock died yesterday, Sept 30, 2014 at her home in Quincy, FL
http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/10/01/jerrie-mock-obituary.html

With a Cessna 180, c/n 30238, built 1953, N1538C, she made a round the world flight!

"On March 19, 1964, at 9:31 am, Mock departed from Columbus on her history-making solo flight. Twenty-nine days, 11 hours, and 59 minutes later, she arrived back home, on April 17, 1964, after flying 23,103 miles around the world. The flight was monitored by the National Aeronautic Association and the Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) which certified it as a round-the-world speed record for aircraft weighing less than 3,858 pounds."

http://blog.nasm.si.edu/aviation/celebrating-jerrie-mock-the-first-woman-to-fly-around-the-world/
http://www.buzzfeed.com/amyksaunders/the-untold-story-of-the-first-woman-to-fly-around-the-world#2tgdd2k

Martin

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