Trailblazer in Flight: Britain's First Female Jet Airline Captain

Trailblazer in Flight: Britain's First Female Jet Airline Captain

by Yvonne Pope Sintes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783462674
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 03/05/2014
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Keith J Moody 7

Prologue 9

Chapter 1 Early and Wartime years 11

Chapter 2 First flights and family break-up 15

Chapter 3 Attempt to start a career 19

Chapter 4 Air Stewardess 25

Chapter 5 Learning to fly 29

Chapter 6 R.A.F.V.R 33

Chapter 7 The Wedding 39

Chapter 8 Marriage and Instructors Course 43

Chapter 9 Children and tragedy 49

Chapter 10 Preparing for a new life 53

Chapter 11 Instructing at Exeter 59

Chapter 12 Air Traffic Control 71

Chapter 13 Interim 91

Chapter 14 Morton Air Services - Airline Pilot 95

Chapter 15 British Airline Pilots Association 117

Chapter 16 Dan-Air - Dakota and Ambassador 121

Chapter 17 Dan-Air - Comet 127

Chapter 18 First Command - H.S. 748 141

Chapter 19 B.A.C. 1-11 - Jet Captaincy 155

Chapter 20 Bomb scares, etc 163

Chapter 21 Retirement 181

Index 187

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