#GINNing Podcast: The Legend of Nelda

By Jeremy Henderson

Published: Oct 23, 2020 10:00:00 AM

On April 29, 1980, Nelda Lee became the first woman to fly an F-15 Eagle, the plane she helped design and devoted nearly half a century to. On April 29, 1980, Nelda Lee became the first woman to fly an F-15 Eagle, the plane she helped design and devoted nearly half a century to.

Calling roll on the first day of class was always fun. John, Michael, Robert — Nelda?

Young lady, this is an engineering course—you must be in the wrong room.

Judging by the latest episode of #GINNing, Nelda Lee, '69 aerospace engineering, was most definitely in the right room.

  

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