This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Frontier Airlines, 1973
Emily Howell broke through the gender barrier to become the first American woman to fly routinely for a scheduled U.S. commercial airline. An experienced pilot when regional carrier Frontier Airlines hired her as a second officer in 1973, Howell soon advanced to first officer (co-pilot) and then to captain.
Gift of Emily Howell through Frontier Airlines
Collection Item Long Description:
Restrictions & Rights
- Clothing (On Mannequin): 73 × 40.5 × 19cm (28 3/4 × 15 15/16 × 7 1/2 in.)
- 3-D (Badge): 7.3 × 1 × 2cm (2 7/8 × 3/8 × 13/16 in.)