Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Full length informal outside photo of Amy Johnson (Mollison) in full flight gear, including parachute. Circa 1930. In May of that year she became first woman to fly solo from Great Britain (Croydon) to Australia(Darwin). Due to various mishaps she did not beat the time record.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Woman air pilots
  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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