's Professor Tanya Gatlin and Daily Davies are now competing in the All Women's Transcontinental Air Race.
MSU Denver Assistant Professor of Aviation and Aerospace Science Tanya Gatlin and aviation student Daily Davies are participating in the national women’s Air Race Classic. The race strives to generate awareness as well as growth regarding female roles in an industry that historically limited women from participating.
Women’s air racing started in 1929 with the First Women's Air Derby. Racing continued through the 1930s and was renewed again after WWII with the All Women’s Transcontinental Air Race (AWTAR), better known as the Powder Puff Derby, until 1977.
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