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How high would you go to chase your dreams?
For the women featured in today’s episode, the sky is hardly the limit. We’re taking a dive into the past, present and future of Oklahoma women in aviation.
- Legends such as Pearl Bailey Scott, who blazed a trail into the skies that women continue to follow to this day.
- Founding member of women’s pilot group, The Nintety-Nines,Wally Funk talks about her journey as an integral aviation pioneer.
- After getting her first taste of flying at age 8, LTJG Whitney Heer pulls out all the stops to pursue a career as a U.S. Navy pilot.
- From homeless to flying high, Porsha Lippincott turns her life around after finding her passion as an airplane mechanic.
You can follow us on Twitter @CT_Horizon, or find us on Facebook.
You can also visit our website, cthorizon.org for show notes, and soon, bonus content, “Beyond Your Horizon.”
Learn more about today’s stories:
Oklahoma Women In Aviation Day
BancFirst Oklahoma LoyalTV’s Segment on The Flying 99s
NETFLIX: Mercury 13 Trailer
@TheNinetyNines on Twitter
Wally Funk’s Race For Space
LTJG Whitney Heer, from STEM to Naval Academy
Original Oklahoma Horizon TV Segment (2016)
Gordon Cooper Technology Center’s Pre-Engineering Academy