Amy Johnson

Standard Name: Johnson, Amy,, 1903 - 1941


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Friends, Associates Berta Ruck
BR also counted among her friends the flyer Amy Johnson , the artist Augustus John ,
Ruck, Berta. An Asset to Wales. Hutchinson, 1970.
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broadcaster Aled Vaughan , her sister-in-law Agnes Onions (a trained nurse who emigrated to Australia), and Irish...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Sheenagh Pugh
Her first collection demonstrates her consuming interest in other people, an eclectic range of individuals from history and the present, who are mostly finding life bleak or difficult. It demonstrates an equally wide range of...


5-24 May 1930
Amy Johnson of England became the first woman to make the solo flight from England to Australia.
14-18 November 1932
British aviator Amy Johnson flew solo from England to Cape Town, South Africa, in four days and fifty-four minutes.
22-24 July 1933
Newlywed pilots Amy Johnson and Jim Mollison made the first direct flight from Britain to the United States.
New Zealand pilot Jean Batten flew a Gypsy Moth from England to Australia. She beat British pilot Amy Johnson 's 1930 record by five days, and became the fist woman to complete the return trip.
6 January 1941
Aviator Amy Johnson drowned when her aeroplane crashed in the Thames estuary.


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