Evelyn "Pinky" Pinkert- This Bird Soars!

April 12, 1909 Evelyn “Pinky” Pinkert was born, the eighth of ten children. In 1938 she became the first female flight instructor in the U.S. and during WWII she joined the WASP, ferrying planes for the Army. Pinkert’s true love was aerobatics. She said “Once a bird soars it can never settle for a stroll.” Pinky’s older sister was famed psychic Jeanne Dixon.

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