Mary Feik

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Mary Feik
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BornMarch 9, 1924
DiedJune 10, 2016 (aged 92)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationAircraft Mechanic, Pilot, Restorer
Spouse(s)Robert Lewis Feik
ChildrenRobin
AwardsCharles Taylor Master Mechanic Award

Mary Feik (March 9, 1924 – June 10, 2016) was an American aviation engineer, master mechanic, pilot, instructor and aircraft restorer. She received many awards and honors in her career. She was a colonel in the Civil Air Patrol.[1][2]

Feik died in Annapolis, Maryland from cancer on June 10, 2016, aged 92.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Theresa Winslow. "Still winging it: At age 84, Mary Feik is the queen of all things aviation" (PDF). Capital Weekly. Retrieved August 21, 2012.
  2. Wendy Stiver (June 18, 2010). "A pioneer, Mary Feik kicked the brakes on women in aviation". The Express. Retrieved August 21, 2012.
  3. "Mary Feik Obituary". The Capital Gazette. 16 June 2016. Retrieved 15 June 2016.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Edmund Preston, Barry A. Lanman and John R. Breihan. Maryland Aloft: A Celebration of Aviators, Airfields, and Airspace
  • 'Timeless Voices - Mary Feik'