Brown flew in 68 combat missions for the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots in U.S. history, but he was also a committed to public service as an educator and university leader.
Via Foxbaltimore.com The mother of a soldier from Maryland said daughter wanted to be a pilot when she graduated from West point High School. Lynn Knutson said Sunday that her daughter Capt. Sara Knustson was very clear that she didn’t want to join the Army to sit behind a desk all day. Sara was killed […]
Bessie Coleman was born on January 26, 1893 in Atlanta, Texas. In pursuing a flying career, she had three goals: earn a pilot’s license; become a recognized stunt and exhibition flier; and establish an aviation school for Blacks. Rejected by every American aviation school she applied to, she was encouraged by Robert S. Abbott (founder […]
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