The History Girls: Those Magnificent Women in Their Flying Machines – Aviatrices of the 1920s and 1930s by Christina Koning

Having just finished my latest novel, ‘Time of Flight’, which is set in 1931, and features – amongst other characters – a number of female flyers, I wanted to make my last post for the History Girls about these wonderful ‘queens of the air’, who did so much to popularise flying in its golden years. One of the most celebrated was Amelia Earhart – pronounced ‘Air-heart’ (1897-1937) – who, apart from setting numerous aviation records, including being the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic, was instrumental in setting up ‘The Ninety-Nines’, an association of women pilots…

Source: The History Girls: Those Magnificent Women in Their Flying Machines – Aviatrices of the 1920s and 1930s by Christina Koning

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