"I've Been Hearing 'Girls Can't Fly' Almost My Entire
Julie Clark avoided Barbie dolls as a young girl... and built
model airplanes instead. Her father, a commercial pilot, passed his
flying gene to his daughter. He would also bring Julie along on
flights to quiet her pleading. The elder Clark would place his
daughter in the baggage compartment, then open the baggage bin from
the inside and sneak her into the cockpit.