Payden Airplane Collection Exhibit: Nov. 14-20

Payden Airplane Collection Exhibit: Nov. 14-20

Trinity Washington University presented a series of events and an exhibit of the Bill Payden Model Airplane collection in celebration Women in Aviation and 100 years since Bessie Coleman became the first black woman to receive a pilot’s license. Watch the commemorative video!

Tuesday, November 15

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Howard U Air Force ROTC Lt. Col. Redhalia Person, Commander
  • Honor Guard Cadet Presentations and Reception

Wednesday, November 16

  • Colonel Nickey Knighton – The Bessie Coleman Foundation
  • General Stayce Harris – U.S. Air Force (Ret.)
  • Moderated by Dr. Lynda Jackson Associate Professor Colonel, U.S. Air Force (Ret.)
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