Starting today . . . it’s totally a special week for pilots
and all aviation enthusiasts
Sunday, August 18th– 90 years ago today, it was a hot, overcast day in 1929. Clover Field was packed for the first Intercontinental Woman’s Air Derby – the first sanctioned race for female pilots. Flying from Santa Monica to Cleveland, 15 of 20 finished, proving women could handle a rugged cross-country race. The public loved it too and in Wichita, home of the Travel Air Company, 10,000 aviation fans were waiting.
Monday, August 19th– NATIONAL AVIATION DAY! We celebrate the development of aviation on the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday!
Friday, August 23rd– NATIONAL ‘RIDE THE WIND’ DAY – this is such a perfect day for open-cockpit biplane rides honestly . . . like Fun Flights 1929 Travel Air ‘Olive’!
We’re celebrating at Fun Flights Biplane Rides during this special week