"I think it is a pity to lose the romantic side of flying and simply to accept it as a common means of transport." Amy Johnson
While she was the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia in 1930, this was only one of her many aviation records set in her career.
Read about her life story here.
"Flying does not rely so much on strength, as on physical and mental co-ordination." Raymonde de Laroche, first woman pilot March 8, 1909
The first woman to be awarded a pilot's license, she earned the nickname the "Baroness of Flight".
"Flying the Feathered Edge captures my life story in an authentic and accurate way. I don't know how it could have been done any better" Bob Hoover
Probably best known for his book "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", he lead an interesting life. Click on the link below for details:
Best known for popularizing the Scientific Method during the late 1500's, his quotes are timeless. Click on the link below for his biography:
"You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late." Ralph Waldo Emerson
A well renowned poet, whose words ring true, for many of us can relate to this quote.
See his biography here.
"I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen." Frank Lloyd Wright
Best known for his unique architecture, he was also very wise. Click on the link below to read about his many accomplishments:
Albert Einstein was best known for his scientific contributions, but his quotes are just a hint into his brilliant mind and understanding of the world. Most are still applicable today. Click on the link below for more about his amazing life:
"When the weight of the paper equals the weight of the airplane, only then can you go flying." Donald Douglas
"Health, happiness and success depend upon the fighting spirit of each person. The big thing is not what happens to us in life - but what we do about what happens to us." George Allen
"The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy." Eudora Welty
A Pulitzer Prize winning author who published many books. Click on the link below for her biography:
"It is the greatest shot of adrenaline to be doing what you have wanted to do so badly. You almost feel like you could fly without the plane." Charles Lindbergh
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