In 1930, Amy Johnson flew her single engine Gipsy Moth biplane from London to Darwin.
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
At the age of 26, Amy Johnson became the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia.
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Portrait of English aviator Amy Johnson (1903-1941) wearing her flight jacket, cap and goggles, circa 1935.
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