Women flying

Ding, Kylie (KAM.RIC) Kylie.Ding at kline.com
Wed Mar 6 09:19:31 EST 2002


In Noel Streatfeild's Ballet Shoes (1936), one of the girl characters wants
to become a pilot and mechanic rather than a dancer.  She goes off and does
her training for this after the book has ended, but it does get a mention.

Kylie


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Corrick, Georgia [mailto:g.corrick at southampton.gov.uk]
> Sent: Wednesday, 6 March 2002 5:45 PM
> To: dwj at suberic.net
> Subject: Women flying
> 
> 
> Hello all
> 
> Does anyone know of any books published before about 1935 in 
> which there are
> any female characters piloting 'planes, or, failing that, any 
> scenes in
> which they are shown as passengers? Worrals would be ideal 
> but is too late
> for the purpose I'm looking for. Might there have been 
> anything inspired by
> Amy Johnson? Any suggestions appreciated.
> 
> Georgia
> 
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