Girl Power: Tiny Brodwick, Teen Parachute Tester

From the blog: Modern Mechanix

“MISS TINY BRODWICK, an eighteen-year-old girl in San Diego, California, recently showed her faith in the safety parachute for aviators invented by her father, Charles Brodwick, by dropping to earth from a flying parachute. The feat occurred before a crowd of visitors at the San Diego Exposition, and the parachute worked in perfect fashion.” – Illustrated World, Sept. 1915

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Posted on August 28, 2012, in Girl Power and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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