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A Turtle Race? On an Airplane? During Flight?

A Turtle Race? On an Airplane? During Flight?

Joyce Rudquist working on a NWA DC-4 Joyce Rudquist photoYes, yes, and yes! Oh, it was a while ago, to be sure. Somewhere between 1945 and 1952, the years Joyce Rudquist flew for NWA. On a recent visit with Joyce and her husband Chris (Howie) Norvold in Woodville, WI, Joyce trotted out an aged newspaper […]

Style in the Aisle

Style in the Aisle

Mary Finley North and her sister, circa 1945-47. Courtesy Museum of Flight Careful girls, or one of those things might bite you! The above Northwest Airlines uniforms are navy blue with airplane emblazoned buttons. Oh, and a mink scarf. Geoff Nunn, exhibits developer for the second Style in the Aisle exhibit at Seattle’s Museum of […]