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'Mama Bird,' famed female pilot Evelyn Johnson, dies at 102
Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | May 12, 2012 | Lance Coleman

Posted on 05/12/2012 11:06:57 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae

Johnson, known as "Mama Bird," was inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in Dayton, Ohio in 2007. She is said to have logged more flight hours, trained more pilots and given more Federal Aviation Administration exams than any other pilot on the planet.

When inducted into the Hall of Fame, Johnson had been flying for 55 years and had spent the equivalent of seven years in flight.

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KEYWORDS: aviation; evelynjohnson; mamabird; pilot
What a remarkable woman. Hopefully she's flying right now with her own wings.
1 posted on 05/12/2012 11:07:12 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae
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To: deoetdoctrinae

RIP.


2 posted on 05/12/2012 11:18:40 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: deoetdoctrinae

Awesome woman!


3 posted on 05/12/2012 11:30:28 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: deoetdoctrinae

She has slipped the surly bonds of old age and is now free to fly in other worlds!

RIP


4 posted on 05/12/2012 12:19:13 PM PDT by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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