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My Mentor and Friend Nancy Batson Crews, Part 2

Our Dream, The Originals, Becomes a Reality Continued from last week: “We’ll get your interviews with the remaining WAFS,” Nancy Crews told me at the end of last Friday’s blog. “We’ll have a reunion in Birmingham. How soon are you available?” This was a woman who, over the previous 15 years, built a successful real…

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Emily Warner, Pioneer Woman Airline Pilot, Flies West

American Aviation Has Lost a Giant Emily Hanrahan Howell Warner — born in Denver, Colorado, October 30, 1939 — made history. The first female pilot hired by a major U.S. scheduled airline, Emily took her final flight west on July 3, 2020. Bea Khan Wilhite, former president of the Colorado Aviation Historical Society and Emily’s…

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