Wings for Maggie Ray

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:00am - 1:00am

A tribute to the remarkable life and legacy of Margaret "Maggie" Ringenberg (1921-2008), a U.S. Army Air Force WASP (Women's Air Service Pilot) and renowned long-distance aviation racer. Re-enactments, archival photos and film, and insightful interviews from those closest to her shed light on Maggie's fearlessness, confidence, competitive nature, drive and determination. Wings for Maggie Ray, airing Monday, March 16, 2015 at 12 a.m. (midnight of Sunday of 15th) on WXXI-TV, covers the Indiana native's numerous aviation adventures during and after World War II, including ferrying personnel and supplies, test-flying new planes, and serving as the lead pilot in around-the-world and London-to-Sydney races.