Wednesday, 18 July 2018

408) Anita Snook

Anita Snook (1896 – 1991). Pioneer aviator who achieved a long list of firsts. She was the first woman aviator in Iowa, first woman student accepted at the Curtiss Flying School in Virginia, first woman aviator to run her own aviation business and first woman to run a commercial airfield. She was also Amelia Earhart's teacher.

- "Dressed in dirty coveralls, her frizzy red hair falling about her face..."…

 "... Neta had the personality to match her bright red hair."…

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