Geraldine Mock and her Cessna 180 Spirit of Columbus

     

Geraldine Mock and her Cessna 180 Spirit of Columbus

Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock poses beside the nose of her Cessna 180 Spirit of Columbus at Port Columbus Airport, Columbus, Ohio, March 19, 1964, immediately before she takes off on her record setting solo flight around world in single engine plane. She was first woman to do so.

Image Number: WEB10660-2007
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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