Helen Ritchie becomes first woman co-pilot on mail plane in America.
Woman Air Pilot. Originally part of News in a Nutshell.
United States of America (USA).
Helen Ritchie becomes first female co-pilot on Central Airline Airmail and Passenger Service between Detroit and Washington.
M/S of Helen and male pilot loading mail sack onto aeroplane. C/U of Helen talking to camera - she says how pleased she is with her new job. We see her getting into the cockpit of the plane. She waves through window as plane takes off.