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Spitfire Girl 

Jackie Moggridge

My life in the sky

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  • Youngest female pilot in S. Africa

  • First woman in SA to do parachute jump

  • Came to England to train as a commercial pilot

  • War declared she joins the WAAF on RADAR

  • Joins ATA flying 82 different types of warplane

  • Awarded King's Commendation for Valuable

         Services in the Air

  • In the WRAF(VR) was awarded her full RAF Wings

  • Awarded The Queen's Coronation Medal

  • Flew Israeli  Spitfires to Burma

  • Breaks the sound barrier in a Sabre Jet

  • First female Airline Captain to ferry passengers

         on scheduled flights.

  • First to be awarded the Jean Lennox-Bird Trophy

  • Flew her last Spitfire age 74.

  • Autobiography re-published 2014

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