Pioneering female pilot who flew Spitfires during Second World War and became magazine cover girl dies aged 91
Maureen Dunlop de Popp joined the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in 1942 and became one of a small group of female pilots who were trained to fly 38 types of aircraft.
Vintage Aircraft – The Major Attractions Of Air Festivals - Popular Vintage
You can’t imagine the feeling of wonder, viewing a vintage aircraft and watching a vintage aircraft flying. It’s really awesome to watch the flying machines of our predecessors. Watching vintage aircraft flying is like going through the pages of history of flying machines scripted by some of the yore flying geniuses. Vintage flying machines of...
Elsa Andersson: Sweden’s flying farm-girl
“Our times may not understand the work you’ve now completed” This line was spoken at the funeral of Elsa Andersson, who died at the age of twenty five. These words share something of the enigmatic …
Aviator Amy Johnson after her arrival in Brisbane, Queensland in 1930
Photographer: F. W. Thiel. Location: Brisbane, Australia. Description: In May 1930, British aviator Amy Johnson landed in Darwin, later Brisbane, after having flown nearly 14,000 kilometres in just under 20 days. Johnson was attempting to beat Australian Aviator, Bert Hinkler's record of London to Australia in 15 ½ days. View this image at the State Library of Queensland: hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/145951 Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection…
Quem foi Amelia Earhart?
O objetivo do post é trazer um pouco sobre a biografia de Amelia Earhart, como forma de refletir sobre a coragem de uma mulher em se aventurar em uma profissão totalmente masculina.
[Photo] WASP pilot Susie Winston Bain, Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, United States, May 1944
[Photo] WASP pilot Susie Winston Bain, Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, United States, May 1944 | World War II Database
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Mrs. Dorothy Warrick, a student at East Boston Airport. From Pittsburg, PA. Wife of a Tech student flies with Hargenhaig, her 13 blue ribbon English bulldog.
File name: 08_06_001469 Title: Mrs. Dorothy Warrick, a student at East Boston Airport. From Pittsburg, PA. Wife of a Tech student flies with Hargenhaig, her 13 blue ribbon English bulldog. Creator/Contributor: Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967 (photographer) Date created: 1928-05-27 Physical description: 1 negative : glass, black & white ; 4 x 5 in. Genre: Glass negatives Subjects: Air pilots; Dogs Notes: Title and date from information provided by Leslie Jones or the Boston Public Library on the…