"Are airplanes suitable vehicles for women? Are women suitable passengers and drivers for airplanes?"
"Today it is possible to give a positive answer to that question. Women - not all of them, but quite a large proportion - are ideally fitted for flying, and they are giving daily proofs of their ability to compete successfully with men in this newest of human activities."
The Vanity Fair reporter charged with covering all aspects of motoring, both horizontal and vertical, penned this enthusiastic article and filled it with the names of many of the women aviators who were at that time, striving to make new records in aviation history; it must have been a very exciting time in history to experience (except for the dental care).
Read a 1951 profile of a future First Lady: the young Nancy Reagan.
Click here to read a 1933 article about the first airline stewardesses.