Safety Takes Flight: A Notable Aviatrix on Preventing Airplane Accidents

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Flygirl

2015-07-06 14:50:39

Safety Takes Flight: A Notable Aviatrix on Preventing Airplane Accidents. In July 1929 Scientific American was lucky enough to have one of the most renowned pilots of the day write an article for the magazine, titled "Is Flying Safe?" The pilot was Lady Mary Heath of Ireland, the first woman to hold a commercial flying license in Britain, first woman to parachute from a plane and first pilot to fly a small open cockpit plane from Cape Town, South Africa, to London.
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