In 1912, Michigan native Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly solo across the English Channel.
Marion “Babe” Weyant of Lansing, Michigan loved airplanes. Pilots called her “Babe,” certainly a name that evoked her youth and petite stature, but failed to capture her determination.
Art Smith and Aimee Cour couldn’t marry in Indiana. They could marry in Michigan, but they had to get there. Fortunately for them, Art was a pilot!
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