Amy Johnson - 1930s aviator After becoming the first woman to fly solo from Britain to Australia in 1930, the pioneering aviator went on to set a slew of long-distance flying records. She died after going off-course in bad weather while transporting RAF aircraft around the country for the Air Transport Auxiliary during the Second World War

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Amy Johnson- first woman to fly solo from Britain to Australia

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Amy Johnson (1903-1942) pioneering English aviator. The first aviatrix, to fly solo 11,000 miles (18,000 km) from England to Australia (in a Gipsy Moth), with a co-pilot she flew London to Moscow in one day, and then across Siberia and on to Tokyo, setting a record time for flying from Britain to Japan

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At the age of 26, Amy Johnson became the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia.

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In 1930, Amy Johnson flew her single engine Gipsy Moth biplane from London to Darwin.

Pioneer British aviatrix, Amy Johnson . Amy Johnson was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia, which she achieved at the age of 26. Her flying career began in 1928 and other triumphs included becoming the first female ground engineer licensed by the Air Ministry, and being awarded the C.B.E. for her flying achievements.

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Amy Johnson (1903–1941), 1931 By John A.A Berrie (1887-1962)

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