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Aviatrix Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran standing in the cockpit of a T-38 plane.

Aviatrix Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran and Northrop T-38 Talon supersonic twin-jet trainer she flew 844.2 miles per hour to a new world's 15 kilometer speed record for women August 24, 1961 at Edwards Air Force Base, California.

Photo from Northrop…
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