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Walking on AirThe Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie$
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Janann Sherman

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781617031243

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617031243.001.0001

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Chapter Three

Chapter Three

(p.38) Chapter Three
Walking on Air

Janann Sherman

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter describes events in Phoebe’s life including her employment as consultant and eventually the brand “ambassadoress” of Central States Aero Company, makers of the Monocoupe monoplane; and her participation in the first National Women’s Air Derby.

Keywords:   Phoebe Fairgrave Omlie, women pilots, monoplanes, Monocoupe, Central States Aero Company, air races, National Women’s Air Derby

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