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NEWS - She flew Spitfires and was the first woman to break the sound barrier


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An amazing woman - on the front page........

Yet, in three years, she flew 260 Spitfires and mastered dozens of other warplanes, including a huge, lumbering Walrus flying boat that most male pilots balked at. She was shot at, hammered by storms, stricken by engine failures, but she never lost a plane.

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