Mary Goodrich Jenson grew up in Wethersfield, Connecticut. She attended Collegio Gazzola in Verona, Italy, the Katherine Gibbs School, and Columbia University. First Female Pilot in Connecticut In 1927, at…

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Born in New Britain, Charles K. Hamilton became interested in flying at an early age. In 1903, at age 18, he became active in hotair ballooning and parachute jumping at…

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Lemuel R. Custis was the last surviving member of the first Tuskegee Airmen class. Before being drafted, Custis earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Howard University. In 1939, he…

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Born in Berlin, Wisconsin, Donald L. Brown was an early innovator of aviation. Aviation Career Begins As a young man, Brown worked as a newspaper carrier, journalist, store clerk, and…

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