1961 "Angel Derby" Winners

1961 "Angel Derby" Winners
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Pilot Edna Gardner Whyte sits at the controls of her Cessna 120. This was her fourth win at the All Woman’s International Air Race, also known as the “Angel Derby.” Whyte’s student, Martha Wright, served as co-pilot over the 909-kilomter (565-mile), island-hopping route to win the $1,000 first prize.

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