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Also known as: née Smith

Born: 30 April 1950

Died: 18 January 2017

Special Achievements:

1985 - First woman in Australia to be certified as a trainer for helicopter pilots.
2012 - Received 10,000 hours badge from Australian Women Pilots’ Association.

Additional Information:

Arrived in Alice Springs in the late 1980s and by 1988 was chief pilot for Central Australian Helicopters, of note in such a male-dominated industry.  Piloted the helicopter involved in a challenging flood rescue in the Todd River in 1988.  Listed as a woman of note in Northern Territory social and cultural history.