Fly On Jean Batten

October 18, 1937 Jean Batten broke the record for a solo flight from Australia to England, the only person to simultaneously hold the record both from Australia to England and England to Australia. She was made a Commander of the British Empire, received the French Legion of Honor, and was the first woman to be awarded the medal of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale. Glamorous but reclusive, she was known as the “Garbo of the Air”.

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