“My mom taught me to go after my dreams. I have this faith in myself that I must have gotten from her.” Amy Johnson
On May 24, 1930 Amy Johnson becomes the first woman to ride solo from England to Australia.
Amy Johnson CBE was a pioneering British aviator who was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia. Flying solo or with her husband, Jim Mollison, she set numerous long-distance records during the 1930s.
Amy Johnson – British Aviator- Associated Links:
- Our History | Women in Aviation History| Amy Johnson
- Amy Johnson | History UK
- Amy Johnson | National Air and Space Museum
Amy Johnson – British Aviator – Related Articles:
- “Amy Johnson, the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia” | The Guardian
- 24 May 1930 “This Day in Aviation”
- Amy Johnson | The British Newspaper Archive Blog
- “Amy Johnson: The incredible life of a pioneer aviator” | British Heritage Travel
- “‘Queen of the Air’: The Remarkable Life of Pioneering English Aviator Amy Johnson” | History Extra
- “The Distinguished Career Of Pioneering British Aviator Amy Johnson: | Simple Flying
- “The Extraordinary Story of Pioneering Aviator Amy Johnson” | The Historic England Blog