Today in 1912, aviation pioneer Harriet Quimby was killed in an accident during an air meet. She was the first woman to earn a pilots license in the U.S., and was the first woman to fly solo across the English Channel BecauseOfHerStory

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RT @airandspace: Today in 1912, aviation pioneer Harriet Quimby was killed in an accident during an air meet. She was the first woman to earn a pilot’s license in the U.S., and was the first woman to fly solo across the English Channel: https://t.co/Np92QlJhe5 #BecauseOfHerStory https://t.co/tbuITYENGk