Aero Magazine International




Born in 1892, Donald Wills Douglas was one of the pioneers of American aviation. In 1920, he created the Davis-Douglas Company that has manufactured a single aircraft: The Cloudster – a long-range biplane single-engine aircraft, the first one to have a payload above its own weight. In July 1921, he opened a new company, Douglas Aircraft, which became famous in the 1930s with its DC (Douglas Commercial) models. In 1967, it became McDonnell Douglas and, 30 years later, it was incorporated to Boeing.



Thereza de Marzo e Anésia Pinheiro Machado frequented the small circle of Sao Paulo pioneer aviators. Daughter of industrial executives, Thereza was friend of the Robba brothers, and dated Fritz Roesler, owner of Ypiranga aviation school. Anésia came from Itapetininga after the dream of learning to fly with Orton Hoover, American, flight instructor of the Public Force. They had piloting classes at the same time and made their solo flights in the same day. Thereza’s brevet Nr 76, the first one to be granted to a woman in Brazil, was issued on April 8, 1922. On the following day Anésia was granted the Nr 77.



To render important the commemoration of 100 year of

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Aero Magazine International

Aero Magazine International7 min read
After 2001
Created by a group that operated bus companies, in January 2001.came to sight Gol Linhas Aéreas, benefitted by the concession of slots in Rio-Sao Paulo air shuttle. It has presented in the market as a low-cost airline in Brazil. Among the novelties,
Aero Magazine International9 min read
1951 - 1960
At the start of 1950s, was evident that the area of Santos Dumont Airport didn t had space to meet the crescent demand from the city of Rio de Janeiro. A solution found was to build (at the same time it was decided to built in the Galeão Air Base, wh
Aero Magazine International6 min read
Air Defense
The 2019 edition of LAAD Defense and Security, which again has occurred in Riocentro convention center in Rio de Janeiro, has attracted over 450 domestic and international exhibitors from the defense and public security sectors. The proposal of the e