Amy Johnson Lands Her Airplane After Her Solo Flight to Australia Ca. 1929

Amy Johnson Lands Her Airplane After Her Solo Flight to Australia Ca. 1929

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In May 1930, Amy Johnson, dubbed England's "Queen of the Air" became the first woman to make a solo flight from London to Australia. During her career she set several flight-time records: England to Japan (1931), England to Capetown (1932, and again in 1936), and in 1934 she set a record with her husband, Jim Mollison, in a flight to India. At the outbreak of World War II, Johnson joined the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA). She was on a mission for the Air Ministry when her plane crashed in the Thames River, killing her, in 1941.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , [1929]
Copyright Date: ©1929
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (0 min., 53 sec.)) : sound
Additional Contributors: WPA Film Library
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