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Jean Dorothy GARDINER

Also known as: Dorothy

Special Achievements:

“The 14th woman in Australia to hold a private license and possibly only the second to own her own plane.”

1929 - With Bobbie TERRY was first women in New South Wales/Australia to own their own aircraft. Jean's plane was a DH 60.

1931 - She gained a private pilot’s license, Melbourne, Victoria.

1931 - Probably first woman to cross New South Wales by air when flying from Adelaide to Broken Hill, Sydney and back to Adelaide.


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