Joan Mace was born in 1924. She worked at Curtis Wright and joined the Flying Club to get enough hours to interview for WASP program, but war ended before she could do it. She became a flight instructor at Ohio University and eventually became chair of the aviation department. She worked for Ohio University for 30 years and had over 1,000 students. She also participated in several air race events. Upon retirement, she moved to Florida and flew for the Coast Guard auxiliary.
Mace, Joan (interviewee)
Epps, Michelle (interviewer)
International Women’s Air and Space Museum (IWASM)
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"Joan Mace Interview, 2010" (2010). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 401010.