HerStory

Phyllis Rogers ARNOTT

Special Achievements:

1929 - First woman in Australia to be granted a Commercial Pilot's Licence (but chose to only fly for pleasure).


Resources

  • Image - Phyllis Arnott, in Sydney, June 1930

    cropped from: Description: Format: Black & white photoprint Notes: Amy Johnson, first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia, photographed with friends in Sydney, June 1930 [l to r: Evelyn Follett, Bobbie Terry, Margaret Skelton, Amy Johnson, Alice Upfold, Freda Deaton, Phyllis Arnott, Margaret Riordan] From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au Information about photographic collections of the State Library of New South Wales: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/SimpleSearch.aspx Persistent url: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/album/albumView.aspx?acmsID=153389&amp... Date: 1 June 1930, 00:00:00 Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/29454428@N08/2877811252/ Author: State Library of New South Wales collection

    Wikimedia Commons: File:Photographed by Sam Hood.jpg


  • Image - Phyllis Arnott with women aviators of New South Wales, at Aero Club Clubhouse, 1930.

    cropped from: Description: Official welcome from the women aviators of New South Wales, at Aero Club Clubhouse, Mascot, by Ted Hood, 1930, women, in the image from left to right: Evelyn Follett (sister of Frank Follett), Mrs Bobbie Terry, Margaret Skelton, Amy Johnson, Alice Upfold, Freda Deeton, Phyllis Arnott and Margaret Davies, from original glass plate negative, State Library New South Wales, ON 145/Vol. 01/Item 39 Date: 1930 Source: From original glass plate negative, State Library of New South Wales, ON 145 Vol. 01 Item 39 Author: Ted Hood

    Wikimedia Commons: File:Amy Johnson verandah Mascot 1930 on145 v.01 039.jpg


  • Image - Qantas Airbus A380-800 VH-OQL 'Phyllis Arnott'

    Description: Qantas Airbus A380-800 VH-OQL 'Phyllis Arnott' on departure from Sydney Airport Date: 25 July 2013, 16:27:57 Source: Own work Author: Hpeterswald

    Wikimedia Commons: File:Qantas Airbus A380-800.jpg