[News Script: Lady sky derby] Part: 3 of 6
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SKY LADY DERBY 2-2-2-2
owner, checks 'last minute details
with Loretta Brunkin and Geraldine
Sloan of Dallas.
WOMAN IN CLOSED COCKP IT
First plane into the air is piloted
by Josephine Allison. She made the
first leg of the journey to Oklahoma
ity in two hours and nine minutes.
The other two pilots who got off the
ground were Fdna Gardner Whyte of I
Fort Worth andM Dobbins of XIXXX
The latter landed
at Oklahoma City in one hour and 46
The Derby is an efficiency
race, strictly for the girls.
planes are limited to one engine and
a maximum of 300 horsepower.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Lady sky derby], item, May 23, 1957; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc790009/m1/3/: accessed January 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.