Bobbi wore a flying suit that was given to her as a gift. She wore a leather helmet and an electronically heated flying suit. Amelia admired it so much that she had one designed for herself. What an innovation to protect pilot from the freezing weather at high altitudes.
Bobbi soloed after 10 hours of flight
She won 2nd place in non-refueling endurance record
Completed the Powder Puff Derby but was not timed
2nd to accomplish non-refueling endurance record
Co-founded the Women’s Air Reserve
Honored in 1986 for her contribution in the field of aviation
Bobbi had many challenges in each flight she made. She was determined to complete the the races and achieve the many records. Many times she didn’t make her goals but just attempting these difficult flights was incredible.