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Flying the Spirit of Columbus, Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock became the first woman to pilot an aircraft around the world. She departed from Columbus, Ohio, on March 19, 1964, and arrived back home on April 17, 1964, after flying 36,964 kilometers (23,103 miles) in 29 days, 11 hours, and 59 minutes. Mock wrote about her exceptional solo flight in Three Eight Charlie.

Identifier

NASM.XXXX.1011

Processing Information

Arranged and described (2010) and encoded (2020) by Jessamyn Lloyd.

Creator

Mock, Geraldine L. "Jerrie"

Date

1964

Provenance

Unknown, NASM.XXXX.1011

Extent

0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)

Summary

Flying the Spirit of Columbus, Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock became the first woman to pilot an aircraft around the world. This collection consists of a partial world map that has Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock's around the world flight route marked in red ink.

Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Maps

Arrangement note

Collection is in original order.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a partial world map that has Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock's around the world flight route marked in red ink. The map is printed in color and measures 25 x 10 inches.

Genre/Form

Maps

Rights

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Topics Aeronautics
Aeronautics -- Records
Aeronautics -- Flights
Women air pilots

Citation

Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock Route Map, NASM.XXXX.1011, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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