Katherine Stinson

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Birthday
14, 1891
Birthplace
Fort Payne, AL
Death Date
Jul 8, 1977 (86)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
14, 1891
Birthplace
Fort Payne, AL
Death Date
Jul 8, 1977 (86)

About

America's first licensed female pilot and pioneer of the loop stunt.

Before Fame

She took up piloting as a way of funding her piano lessons.

Trivia

She was among the first female pilots authorized to transport United States airmail.

Family Life

She married fellow pilot Miguel Antonio Otero, Jr. in 1928.

Associated With

Her first flight lessons were with Max Lillie, who had served as a pilot for Wilbur and Orville Wright.