Pancho was spontaneous, adventurous, and dedicated to both flying and her friends: Amelia Earhart, Jimmy Doolittle, Chuck Yeager, and Howard Hughes were just a few.
The 'Happy Bottom Riding Club' was a fly-in dude ranch located in the Antelope Valley in Southern California during the 1940s through the early 1950s. The Club was founded by famed aviatrix and businesswoman, Pancho Barnes. It was featured in the movie,
“This book is full of detail, and is entertaining and satisfying. It is well-documented. It is colorful – as it must be to tell the story of cigar-smoking, free-living Pancho. It is also the story of a dedicated woman who put her whole soul and fortune into the important tasks she undertook.” –Jack Knight Air Log
“This book is thoroughly enjoyable!” –John Underwood, Aviation Historian
“Fantastic documentation! And beautifully done! I find myself picking it up and leafing back through the pages to reread so much of it. It is a great book!” –Richard Shoop, Air Force Historian