JER­RIE MOCK AT A GLANCE

Paradise - - Living -

First woman to fly solo around the world (1964) Her sin­gle-en­gine Cessna, ‘ The Spirit of Colum­bus’, was nick­named ‘Char­lie’

Set eight world avi­a­tion speed and dis­tance records (1964–1969)

Mother of three chil­dren

Lived in Florida

Died Septem­ber 30, 2014, aged 88

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