Harriet Quimby

Today marks one hundred years since Harriet Quimby’s flight over the English Channel, the first woman ever to do so:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Quimby

Although she sadly died in an air crash a few months after this achievement, Harriet Quimby had a major influence in women and aviation.

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