#Podcast – Women Naval Aviators: An Interview with Beverly Weintraub

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In the latest podcast at From Balloons to Drones, we interview Beverly Weintraub about her latest book, Wings of Gold: The Story of the First Women Naval Aviators. Weintraub is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist whose coverage of aviation, education and social services has appeared in the New York Daily News and the Washington Post. She served for 10 years on the Daily News Editorial Board, winning the Pulitzer with several colleagues for editorials examining the illnesses afflicting 9/11 first responders. She is currently executive editor at The 74, a K-12 education news site. An instrument-rated private pilot, Weintraub is a member of the Ninety-Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots; serves on the board of directors of the Air Race Classic, the annual all-women cross-country aeroplane race; and is a five-time ARC racer.

You can find the podcast here.


Dr Ross Mahoney

Editor-in-Chief, From Balloons to Drones