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Now showing items 4-23 of 52

  • Airplane Invoice, 1949 

    Unknown author (1949-02-08)
    An invoice for a Luscombe Silvaire, Model 8-A Sky Pal plane with additional items installed. The total for the invoice is $2541.63 for all items. The invoice was made out by Aero Activities Limited, Barker Airport, Toronto ...
  • Article - "And there I was", 1952 

    Rungeling, Dorothy (1952-05-11)
    An article that was originally published in Air Facts in 1951, is published again in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle in 1952. In the scrapbook kept by Mrs. Rungeling, there is a typwritten note that explains the events ...
  • Article - "Canadian Lass in 170 Beats Male Competitors in Cup Race", 1956 

    Unknown author (Cessna, 1956-10)
    An article covering the win of Dorothy Rungeling in the Canadian Governor-General Cup race. She was the only female competitor against ten males. She has won two out of the last three years.
  • Article - "Canadians in Air Race", 1951 

    Unknown author (1951)
    An article clipping discussing the four Canadian women entered in the third annual All Women's International Air Race in 1951.
  • Article - "Dorothy First at Wichita in 'Powder Puff' Derby" 

    Rungeling, Dorothy (1956-07-09)
    An article in the Toronto Star written by Dorothy Rungeling during the 'Powder Puff' Derby. She is reporting from the Wichita, Kansas leg of the race and remarks about her time in California.
  • Article - "Dorothy Rungeling Enters 'Powder Puff' Air Derby", 1958 

    Unknown author (1958-06-17)
    An article about Dorothy Rungeling in her third Derby competition in 1958. She will be co-piloted by Miss Susan Koch and the route will take them from San Diego, California to Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Article - "Fenwick Flier Finishes Fifth", 1953 

    Unknown author (1953-06-15)
    The article is focused on the fifth place finish of Mrs. Dorothy Rungeling. The article speculates that "The local entrant would have placed second had she not been grounded by bad weather causing her to lose 40 minutes ...
  • Article - "Fenwick Housewife Wins National Air Show Race", 1953 

    Unknown author (1953)
    The article discusses the 1953 Governor-General's Cup win for Mrs. Dorothy Rungeling at the National Air Show. There were nine other pilots competing in the race.
  • Article - "Fixed Wing to Whirly Bird" 

    Rungeling, Dorothy (Maclean-Hunter Publishing Co. LTD., 1959-07)
    An article written by Dorothy Rungeling about her experience flying a helicopter for the first time. She is instructed by Bert Ratliff of the Bell Helicopter Corp. in a Bell G2 Trooper.
  • Article - "Fonthill Woman Among 21 Pilots in Welland - Florida Air race", 1953 

    Unknown author (1953-05-15)
    An article in The St. Catharines Standard that discusses the upcoming sixth all-women's international air race from Welland, Ontario to New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Mrs. Rungeling will be accompanied by Beverly Belfry of ...
  • Article - "Navigation emphasized in the Governor-General's Race" 

    Rungeling, Dorothy (Maclean-Hunter Publishing Co. LTD., 1956-10)
    An article written by Dorothy Rungeling for the magazine Canadian Aviation. She writes about her experience during the Governor-General's Race and her win.
  • Article - "Pelham's New Councillor A Woman of Many 'Firsts'", 1963 

    Unknown author (1963-12-04)
    An article in the St. Catharines Standard announcing Dorothy Rungeling as a new member of council for Pelham Township. The article states, "She is the first woman to be nominated and elected to Pelham township council ...
  • Article - "Senior Commercial Pilot's Licence For Mrs. Rungeling", 1954 

    Unknown author (1954-08-19)
    The article discusses the recent acquisition of a senior commercial pilot's licence for Mrs. Dorothy Rungeling. She is one of only three women, at the time, to hold this licence. The process for acquiring the licence is ...
  • Article - "Stamp of Approval", 2010 

    Campbell, Wayne (2010-05-15)
    An article discussing the accomplishments of Dorothy Rungeling and the announcement of a Canada Post stamp in her honour. Dorothy Rungeling is 99 at the time of the interview.
  • Article - "Those darling young women in their flying machines", 1977 

    Rungeling, Dorothy (1977-09-09)
    A retrospective article written by Dorothy Rungeling as she recalls the the International Air Races that often began or ended in Welland-Port Colborne Airport. The article was published in the Welland Evening Tribune, 9 ...
  • Article - "Tribune Article Wins Aviation Writing Prize", 1958 

    Unknown author (1958-10-21)
    An article in The Evening Tribune that discusses a second place win in an aviation writing competition. She had also won previously in 1953. The article states that the "newest award comes on the heels of the granting ...
  • Article - St. Catharines Standard post race, 7 July 1952 

    Unknown author (1952-07-07)
    A photograph and brief comment about the race results for Dorothy Rungeling. She is photographed next to George Belfry of Thompson Products (sponsor), Alice Little (co-pilot) and radio broadcaster Rex Stimers.
  • Aviation Writing Award Winners, 1953 

    Unknown author (1953)
    A photograph and caption for the Aviation Writing Award winners of 1953. There are eleven winners pictured and Dorothy Rungeling is the only female.
  • Commemorative Stamp 2010 

    Canada Post (2010)
    A commemorative stamp produced by Canada Post in 2010 in honour of Dorothy Rungeling, "Canada's 1st Woman to Solo a Helicopter".
  • The Confederate Air Corps Certificate, 1958 

    The Confederate Air Corps (1958-07-07)
    A certificate from The Confederate Air Corps that reads, "To all who shall see these presents, greeting: Know yes, that in recognition of his having manifested an unusually high regard for black-eyed peas, turnip greens, ...