Amy Johnson (1903-1942) pioneering English aviator. The first aviatrix, to fly solo 11,000 miles (18,000 km) from England to Australia (in a Gipsy Moth), with a co-pilot she flew London to Moscow in one day, and then across Siberia and on to Tokyo, setting a record time for flying from Britain to Japan

Amy Johnson (1903-1942) pioneering English aviator. The first aviatrix, to fly solo 11,000 miles (18,000 km) from England to Australia (in a Gipsy Moth), with a co-pilot she flew London to Moscow in one day, and then across Siberia and on to Tokyo, setting a record time for flying from Britain to Japan

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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

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

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BBC - A History of the World - Object : Amy Johnson's Flying Bag

BBC - A History of the World - Object : Amy Johnson's Flying Bag

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Amy Johnson - set numerous long-distance records during the 1930s. Johnson flew in the Second World War as a part of the Air Transport Auxiliary when she died during a ferry flight

Amy Johnson - set numerous long-distance records during the 1930s. Johnson flew in the Second World War as a part of the Air Transport Auxiliary when she died during a ferry flight

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At the age of 26, Amy Johnson became the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia.

At the age of 26, Amy Johnson became the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia.

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Amy Johnson - a pioneering aviator and was the first woman to fly solo from the UK to Australia in 1930 in a Gypsy Moth. She broke other aviation records of the time, including setting a record for flying from Britain to Japan

Amy Johnson - a pioneering aviator and was the first woman to fly solo from the UK to Australia in 1930 in a Gypsy Moth. She broke other aviation records of the time, including setting a record for flying from Britain to Japan

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4 Things To Do When Using a Genealogy Database - Amy Johnson CrowAmy Johnson Crow

4 Things To Do When Using a Genealogy Database - Amy Johnson CrowAmy Johnson Crow

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Pioneer British aviatrix, Amy Johnson .   Amy Johnson was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia, which she achieved at the age of 26. Her flying career began in 1928 and other triumphs included becoming the first female ground engineer licensed by the Air Ministry, and being awarded the C.B.E. for her flying achievements.

Pioneer British aviatrix, Amy Johnson . Amy Johnson was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia, which she achieved at the age of 26. Her flying career began in 1928 and other triumphs included becoming the first female ground engineer licensed by the Air Ministry, and being awarded the C.B.E. for her flying achievements.

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