aviatrix


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Synonyms for aviatrix

a woman aviator

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Earhart is an aviatrix and philanthropist in Denver, CO where she is the president of the Fly with Amelia Foundation, which grants flight scholarships to girls ages 16 to 18 and supports the advancement of general aviation opportunities.
In conclusion, The Sky My Kingdom is a fascinating tale of a pioneering glider pilot and aviatrix. For readers looking for a book about "Hitler's Favorite Test Pilot" (caption on the back dust cover), the discussions in this area are very light and don't support the hype.
Given the brand s rich history -- storied 1930s aviatrix Amelia Earhart wore Belstaff, as did Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in period films like "The Aviator" and "The Strange Case of Benjamin Button" -- leather was omnipresent.
The quote, or parts of it, have since popped up in many places, including the title of a biography of aviatrix Beryl Markham, a Blues Traveler album, and the 1991 movie Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.
Unusual for the aviatrix, she was accompanied for this flight, by navigator Fred Noonan.
By the way, if you are about to protest that the only Lasha Bakradze you've ever heard of is a Georgian actor known for such fine films as "The Aviatrix of Kazbek" (2010), don't come to me for help.
The words of the famous aviatrix Jacqueline Cochran take on added significance since they were written almost forty years ago: Earthbound souls know only that underside of the atmosphere in which they live...but go higher up--above the dust and water vapor--and the sky turns dark and, up high enough, one can see the stars at noon.
Hendershot was just seven when he took his first ride in a Piper J-3 Cub with Alice Gates, a well-known aviatrix. In his teens, he joined the Civil Air Patrol as a cadet and attended West Technical High School, where he specialized in Aviation.
Beryl Markham was a record breaking aviatrix, the first woman to fly across the Atlantic from east to west, and the first person in history to fly non-stop from London to New York.
Section Wild Tulips, backed by Netherlands' Eye Film Institute, will showcase recent Dutch films, including three competition players: Mijke de Jong's "Joy" (the third part of her troubled teen trilogy), Antoinette Beumer's bittersweet motherhood story "The Happy Housewife" and Ineke Smits' WWII drama "The Aviatrix of Kazbek."
It is a theme that Claire Masset takes up in Department Stores, designating such shops as glittering 'palaces of consumption' by the first half of the 20th century with their ever-growing variety of goods displayed in equally dazzling displays: the pioneer aviatrix Amy Johnson's airplane in the window of Selfridges; a circus--including a lion kept overnight in the lift--imported by Bentalls of Kingston; flamingos in the 'garden in the sky' at Derry & Toms, opened in 1938.
During the afternoon in Calgary, the famous aviatrix Katherine Stinson flew from the fair grounds and was circling over the city when the following conversation between a drunk and a sober friend was recorded by a reporter:
Amelia (PG) MIRA NAIR directs this chocolate box biopic of plucky aviatrix Amelia Earhart, who soared to new heights in her trusty Lockheed L-10 Electra, only to disappear in 1937 during an attempt to fly around the world.
Woven in Amsterdam, N.Y., by Shuttleworth Brothers in 1917, it depicts several scenes from the country at that time: aviatrix Ruth Law flying over the Statue of Liberty during the floodlighting ceremony, a ship passing through the brand-new Panama Canal, and a Model T Ford driving through a California Redwood tree.
For despite the best efforts of two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank, who tackles the role of the plucky aviatrix with gusto, Amelia the film fails to take flight.