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  • 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 ...
  • Photograph - Dorothy Rungeling with Plane (Pacer 125), 1954 

    Unknown author (1954)
    A photograph of Dorothy Rungeling in front of a plane (likely the second plane she owned). This photograph later appeared in the Canadian general interest magazine "Saturday Night". Mrs. Rungeling was featured in the ...
  • Letter - Mayor Armour L.McCrae to The Ninety-Nines, Inc., 

    McCrae, Armour L. (1954-04-09)
    A letter written by Mayor of Welland, Armour L. McCrae, to The Ninety-Nines (International Organization of Women Pilots), recommending Mrs. Dorothy Rungeling for the Amelia Earhart Scholarship. The letter reads: "Dear ...
  • 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 ...
  • Photograph - Dorothy Rungeling's Third Airplane 

    Unknown author (1955)
    A photograph of Dorothy Rungeling's third airplane, a 1955 Cessna 170, 4 seat, 145 Continental engine. In this photograph, Mrs. Rungeling is standing in front of the airplane.
  • Letter - Premier Leslie M. Frost to Dorothy Rungeling, 1955 

    Frost, Leslie M. (1955-06-01)
    A letter from Premier Leslie M. Frost to Dorothy Rungeling wishing her the best in her upcoming All-Woman International Air Race from Washington, D.C. to Havana, Cuba. Mrs. Rungeling is the only Canadian entered in the ...
  • 9th Annual All Woman Transcontinental Air Race Program, 1955 

    Unknown author (1955-07)
    An official program from the 9th Annual All Woman Transcontinental Air Race, July 2-6 1955, Long Beach, California - Springfield, Massachusetts. Mrs. Dorothy Rungeling is number 36 in the program. Many of the female ...
  • Cuban Tourist Commission Air Certificate, 1955 

    Cuban Tourist Commission (1955-07-11)
    A certificate from the Cuban Tourist Commission "in recognition of his success in crossing the Channel to Cuba from the United States in the Sixth Annual All Women International Air Race". The certificate was awarded to ...
  • Photograph - Dorothy Rungeling Receives 4th Place Trophy T.A.R. 1956 

    Unknown author (1956)
    A photograph of Dorothy Rungeling receiving her 4th place trophy along with the other winners of the 1956 T.A.R. San Mateo, California to Flint, Michigan Air Race.
  • Photograph - Dorothy Rungeling's Fifth Plane 

    Unknown author (1956)
    A photograph of Dorothy Rungeling inside her fifth and last plane (as written in her scrapbook). The airplane is described as a 1956 Beech Bonanza, 4 seat, retractable gear, 225 Continental engine.
  • Photograph - Dorothy Rungeling with Plane 

    Unknown author (1956)
    A photograph of Dorothy Rungeling in front of a plane with the Mack Trucks and Buses logo. This photograph is from her personal scrapbooks, the page is labelled "1956 International Air Race Hamilton to Havana".
  • Photograph - Dorothy Rungeling's Fourth Airplane 

    Unknown author (1956)
    A photograph of Dorothy Rungeling's fourth airplane, a 1956 Cessna 172, 4 seat 145 Continental engine. She is sitting in pilot position.
  • 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 - "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 - "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 - "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.
  • 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, ...
  • Grand Bahama Club Flying Citation, 1958 

    Grand Bahama Club (1958-08-19)
    A Citation from the Grand Bahama Club that reads, "This Citation is awarded to Dorothy Rungeling for having flown a single engine plane across the waters of the Gulf Stream to Grand Bahama Island. In Witness Whereof we ...
  • 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 - "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.