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Lynn Rippelmeyer boards a 747 in 1980 - becoming the first female to fly the Jumbo Jet. The picture along with the uniform is on display at the Smithsonian Institute.
Lynn Rippelmeyer boards a 747 in 1980 - becoming the first female to fly the Jumbo Jet. The picture along with the uniform is on display at the Smithsonian Institute.

Valmeyer native and pioneering pilot Lynn Rippelmeyer was be featured in a recent PBS episode of “We’ll Meet Again”. The “Fight For Women’s Rights” episode premiered Jan. 8 on KETC channel 9 in St. Louis. In the episode Rippelmeyer and fellow pilot Emilie Jones were reunited after not seeing each other for nearly 40 years. …

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