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Jerri Sloan Truhill kneels to polish the wing of a Beech Bonanza plane while her co-pilot, Martha Ann Reading lays underneath the plane. The women were both well-known aviatrixes. Truhill was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the…

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Aviatrix Jerri Sloan Truhill was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961, making her a member of the Mercury 13. She is pictured here bending down from the cockpit of a Cessna 175 to pick…

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The Lycra flight suit designed by John Weyatts is worn by famed aviatrix Jerri Sloan Truhill. Weyatts said of the suit "We forgot to account that you had to climb into the cockpit".
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