Nellie repeatedly circled the Renner landing field in her open cockpit plane. She gazed down at the people gathered on the soggy grass. They were frantically waving at her to land, certain she'd lost her nerve. She circled again, then eased the bi-plane into position. Spraying a fountain of icy water, she made a perfect landing in a puddle. With dark curls peeking from under her aviator's cap, Nellie climbed from the plane.