Idaho

"Wanted: Young Lady to Learn to Fly"

Alys McKey Bryant began taking flying lessons in the summer of 1912 in a Curtiss biplane after answering and ad stating "Wanted: young lady to learn to fly for exhibition purposes. She was interviewed and hired by Fred Bennett and his pilot, John Bryant, of the Bennett Aero Company of Palms, California. She flew her first exhibition flight at North Yakima, Washington, on May 3,1913, and on May 29, she secretly married John Bryant. Bryant was the first woman to fly in Idaho,Washington, and Oregon, and in Canada, where she performed for the Prince of Wales and Duke of York. In Seattle, she set a new women's altitude record of 2,900 feet. Following the death of her husband in August of 1913, she stopped flying. She later returned to do a few movie flights in Seattle and then permanently retired.

Flight 105 Encountered Five Flying Discs

Flight 105 Encountered Five Flying Discs Emmett: Captain E.J. Smith, pilot of United Airlines Flight 105, plane encountered five flying discs over Emmett on July 4.

Alys McKey Bryant

Alys McKey Bryant, cropped version of Smithsomian Institution Negative #A9965E

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Sky-Blue Object seen in Smoke River Canyon

Twin Falls: Two boys and their father saw a sky-blue object in the Smoke River Canyon 100 m away and 25m above ground. Treetops under it were spinning wildly, although the object itself did not spin. It made a swishing sound. Shape: inverted plate, 7 m diameter and 3.5 m thick. There was a red flame on one side of the top.