tmb clara adamsIn 1928, Clara Adams purchased the first transatlantic air ticket ever sold to a female passenger, and was on the first flight of the airship Graf Zeppelin from North America to Europe in October, 1928.

tmb clara adams 1In 1939, Clara Adams became the first woman air passenger to circle the world. It took 16 days, 19 hours, 8 minutes and 10 seconds.

Overall, she logged more than 150,000 maiden-voyage miles. Her final flight to have her ashes scattered from a plane was carried out as per her wishes. Her resting place is vaguely recorded as "the ocean"

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