22 December 1910 — This Day in Aviation

Hélène Dutrieu (Library of Congress)Pierre Lafitte22 December 1910: Hélène Dutrieu won the first Coupe Fémina by flying her Farman airplane 60.8 kilometers (37.8 miles) in 1 hour, 9 minutes at Étampes, about 48 kilometers (29 miles) southwest of Paris, France. The Fémina Cup was established by Pierre Antoinne Baptiste René Lafitte, publisher of Fémina, a…

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