Thursday 12 September 2013

Those Magnificent Ladies In Their Flying Machines

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In the early days of human flight, a new word entered our lexicon: 'aviatrix,' the female version of aviator. These women were true pioneers, although if you asked them, they would probably tell you they were just adventurous and loved flying.

But for a woman to drive one of the newfangled flying machines in the early 20th century took a can-do attitude that wasn't normally encouraged in women.

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