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On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the amazing achievements of Gertrude Bacon which include:

  • In 1909, at Reims she was the subject of the first illustration of a woman on board an aeroplane
  • In 1912, at Windermere she was the first woman to fly in a hydro-aeroplane
  • In 1920, at London she was a guest at a dinner given for Pioneers of British Aviation.

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