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  Wonderful Amy - Amy Johnson Exhibition - Amy`s Death
On 4 January 1941 Amy set off from Prestwick in an Airspeed Oxford which was to be delivered to Kidlington near Oxford.
The next day's weather was poor, with thick cloud, snow showers and poor visibility and Amy was advised not to take off, but she insisted that she would "smell her way" to Kidlington.
The most likely explanation, however, is that Amy ran out of fuel whilst trying to find her way through the appalling weather and decided to bale out rather than risk a forced landing in poor visibility.
www.rafmuseum.org.uk /london/exhibitions/amy_johnson/amys_death.cfm   (269 words)

  The American Experience | Fly Girls | People & Events | Amy Johnson
Although Johnson had been planning to fly herself back to Europe, the stress of her public appearances and the degree of her disappointment overwhelmed her.
Later, Johnson would remark that she had the audacity to undertake the journey because she didn't really know what she was getting herself into.
Ironically, Johnson would be the first to die though she was one of the most experienced aviators to join the ATA.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/amex/flygirls/peopleevents/pandeAMEX04.html   (824 words)

 TheHistoryNet | Women's History | Amy Johnson: Pioneer Aviator
Amy Johnson crossed nearly 1000 miles on 22 May 1930 during one leg of her history-making, solo flight from England to Australia.
In 1930 Amy Johnson was a slender blue-eyed girl that stood 5 feet, 4 inches tall with wavy light brown hair that she wore in a bob.
Amy was born on 1 July 1903, the eldest of John and Amy Johnson's four daughters.
www.historynet.com /culture/womens_history/3026906.html   (1094 words)

 Sewerby Hall and Gardens :: Amy Johnson Room
Amy Johnson was born in Hull on 1st July 1903.
During World War Two Amy joined the newly formed women's section of the Air Transport Auxiliary, and it was whilst serving in the A.T.A that she met her death in January 1941.
In 1958 the 'Amy Johnson Collection' of souvenirs and mementoes was presented by Amy's father to Sewerby Hall Museum and Art Gallery, and the Amy Johnson Room was opened in 1959.
www.eastriding.gov.uk /sewerby/hall/amy.html   (453 words)

 channel4.com - Real Lives - Amy Johnson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Amy Johnson is remembered as a heroic pioneer of aviation – a daredevil flier performing amazing feats in small, fragile aircraft.
Amy Johnson was born in Hull in 1903.
Amy ejected, either because the aeroplane had been fired on by anti-aircraft guns or simply because, after four hours in the air, it was out of fuel.
www.channel4.com /history/microsites/R/real_lives/amy_johnson.html   (976 words)

 Amy Johnson - race entrant and flying heroine
Amy’s departure from Croydon on May 5 in the de Havilland DH60 Gipsy Moth G-AAAH (nicknamed Jason - similar to the one pictured below) was a quiet affair, with few onlookers except friends, aerodrome staff, and her father.
Amy’s arrival at Croydon (she returned by sea) after the trip to Australia was a very different affair from her departure.
Amy Johnson had flown solo from Croydon to Darwin in May 1930 in a similar D.H. Moth.
www.pjcomputing.flyer.co.uk /comet/amy.html   (1283 words)

 Amy Johnson leaves WHDH - The Boston Globe
Johnson, who grew up in San Diego, is returning to the West Coast with her newborn son, Jacob, and her husband, George Huggins, a captain in the Marines who has been serving in Iraq as a helicopter pilot.
Johnson has been on maternity leave since her baby was born in late March.
Johnson, who is 37, would eventually like to return to broadcast television, she said.
www.boston.com /news/globe/living/articles/2005/05/28/amy_johnson_leaves_whdh   (858 words)

 BBC - Humber Culture - Amy Johnson
Amy Johnson was born on July 1st 1903.
Amy attended the Boulevard Secondary School in Hull, and had a reputation for being rebellious.
Amy's interest in all things aeronautical led to her gaining her pilot's license in July 1929.
www.bbc.co.uk /humber/famous_folk/amyjohnson/biog1.shtml   (318 words)

 Amy Johnson: Pioneer Airwoman
Amy Johnson was born July 1, 1903, in Hull Yorkshire and lived there until she went to Sheffield University in 1923 to read for a BA.
Amy's father and Wakefield shared the 600 pound purchase price of a used DH Gypsy Moth (G-AAAH) and it was named Jason after the family business trademark.
Amy is remembered in many ways, one of which is the British Women Pilot's Association award -- an annual Amy Johnson Memorial Trust Scholarship to help outstanding women pilots further their careers.
www.ninety-nines.org /johnson.html   (395 words)

 Amy Johnson
Amy Johnson: I have always been into arts and crafts since I was a little kid, my mom use to say she could never keep enough supplies in the house for me! At college I took Crafts and Design majoring in glass blowing, so now I guess I have a “real” arts/crafts background.
Amy Johnson: Mostly Moretti, but I LOVE Bullseye glass too, but it is expensive and a pain to get from the United States so I don’t use it as much as I’d like to.
Amy Johnson: Yes, I do still have some of the first beads I made, and I always encourage people to keep their first ones because they are special.
www.beadingtimes.com /artist0206/amy_johnson.htm   (2156 words)

 No. 249: Amy Johnson
Now Amy Johnson set out to beat Bert Hinkler's record for flying to Australia.
By then Amy Johnson had somehow -- Heaven knows how -- helped tell us what we needed to know: that aviation was both exciting and safe.
In the end, Amy Johnson had become what she'd set out to be.
www.uh.edu /admin/engines/epi249.htm   (513 words)

 Amy Johnson: Enigma in the Sky - Business - RedOrbit   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While this period of Johnson's life is certainly pivotal and provides a degree of insight into her future actions, it is overly detailed.
The author attempts to unravel the mystery of Amy Johnson's untimely death on January 5, 1941.
The fact that Amy Johnson overcame so many obstacles is itself inspiring, and Luffs masterful presentation does justice to a remarkable young woman in a remarkable age.
www.redorbit.com /news/business/679478/amy_johnson_enigma_in_the_sky/index.html   (820 words)

 Science Museum | Amy Johnson | An Engineer
Amy Johnson was working in London as a shorthand typist when she first became interested in flying.
Johnson was the first woman in this country to be granted an Air Ministry’s ground-engineer’s licence in December 1929.
In July 1929 Amy Johnson was hoping to obtain a job as demonstrator of a revolutionary aircraft designed by a young man called James Martin.
www.sciencemuseum.org.uk /on-line/amy-johnson/page2.asp   (238 words)

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Johnson, who is 25 but looks like a frail, pale 15-year-old, has no money and no place to live.
Amy Johnson was born in Hull on 1st July 1903.
Amy's parents prevailed on her to go to London, both to help her find work and to separate her from her boyfriend (who was Swiss, several years older than Amy and, she later discovered, married).
www.lycos.com /info/amy-johnson.html   (482 words)

 Science Museum | Amy Johnson | Introduction
Amy Johnson was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia, which she achieved at the age of 26.
The aeroplane which Johnson used on her solo flight to Australia, Jason, a De Havilland Gipsy Moth, resides in the Science Museum’s collection and is on display in the Flight Gallery.
The Royal Air Force Museum at Hendon also has a collection of documents and artefacts relating to Amy Johnson’s life from her birth certificate to documents describing the winding up of her estate.
www.sciencemuseum.org.uk /on-line/amy-johnson/index.asp   (300 words)

 Amy Johnson Law | Articles & Links
Amy Johnson thought she was through with cancer.
On Sunday, 49 of Amy Johnson's friends and family members made sure she wouldn't face treatment and recovery alone.
Just months ago, Johnson was starting out a new relationship and sinking her energy into a law practice she fully enjoyed.
www.johnsonlawonline.com /race_for_cure.htm   (667 words)

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She found that employment for a woman in any responsible or fulfilling post was almost impossible to attain, so lowered her sights and worked at several jobs she found demeaning, including secretary for Peter Jones department store in London.
Reading Lab – Sandra Jackson and Amy Johnson will provide supplemental group and individual instruction to the students who exhibit the most need in the area of reading based on their performance on reading inventories conducted at the beginning of the year.
Loehr was fitted with a cast on her left hand and had to watch as her teammates, including Johnson, put the finishing touches on their state championship drive.
www.lycos.com /info/amy-johnson--miscellaneous.html   (422 words)

 Johnson Family Music: Amy Johnson
t a fairly young age, Amy became involved in children's ministry, believing that God wanted to use her to reach children.
Amy went through a period of rebellion in her middle teen years and landed herself in trouble.
Amy is a wonderful example of the love that God demonstrates toward us as she lives to serve her Lord and Savior.
johnsonfamilymusic.com /amy.html   (122 words)

 Airminded · Amy Johnson changes her mind
I’m fairly certain the above words were spoken by aviatrix Amy Johnson, on the occasion of her pioneering solo flight from Britain to Australia in May 1930 —; the first by a woman and the first of several record-breaking flights by her.
If it is Amy Johnson, then she is espousing a liberal, internationalist view of aviation —; that by allowing easy travel around the world, it can help people from different countries to know and understand each other.
Johnson died in the line of duty — she was a ferry pilot for the Air Transport Auxiliary and baled out over the Thames Estuary on 4 January 1941 and apparently drowned: ‘an aviatrix lost at sea, never to be found’.
airminded.org /2006/08/14/amy-johnson-changes-her-mind   (1247 words)

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Amy Johnson is on a crusade against mold, and she is determined to keep pressing Stafford County officials about the organisms she believes have sickened her 7-year-old and other children and employees at Grafton Village Elementary School.
Johnson is among a small group of Stafford parents who have been meeting since spring to discuss mold, which the parents believe is responsible for their children's nosebleeds, asthma and headaches -- symptoms that they said disappear during the summer, when school is not in session.
The most notable items to be given were the pilot’s logbook, dated 1928-1938, and a leather bag recovered after her death.
lycos.cs.cmu.edu /info/amy--amy-johnson.html   (264 words)

 Women in Aviation and Space History: Amy Johnson
In 1930, Amy Johnson became the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia and did so with very little flying experience.
Johnson and Mollison made it as far as India during the 1934 MacRobertson Race from England to Australia; soon after, they divorced.
Johnson's popularity in England was equal to the Earhart phenomenon in the United States, and a song, Amy, Wonderful Amy was written in her honor.
www.nasm.si.edu /research/aero/women_aviators/amy_johnson.htm   (277 words)

 Dr. Amy Johnson, MD, Internal Medicine Physician, Portland, OR free ratings & reports.
Amy Johnson, MD, Internal Medicine Physician, Portland, OR free ratings and reports.
Amy Johnson, MD Dr. Johnson practices Internal Medicine in Portland, Oregon.
Amy Johnson, a female, graduated from the University Of Wi Med School with an MD and has been in the profession for 11 years.
www.healthgrades.com /directory_search/physician/profiles/dr-md-reports/Dr-Amy-Johnson-MD-49ECE012.cfm   (146 words)

 W-23 Staying On Track: Managing Your Society's Projects (Amy Johnson Crow, CG) by Amy Johnson Crow, CG (Music & Audio) ...
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www.lulu.com /browse/book_view.php?fCID=405032&fBuyItem=5   (247 words)

 Amy Johnson | Science and Its Times: 1900-1949
In 1930 Johnson was the first female pilot to fly solo from England to Australia.
The next year she flew from England to Moscow in one day.
Johnson and her husband, James Mollison, set a speed record flying from England to India.
www.bookrags.com /research/amy-johnson-scit-061   (92 words)

 Amy Johnson information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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In May 1936, Johnson made her last record-breaking flight, regaining her England to South Africa record in a Percival Gull.
She was the first member of the Air Transport Auxilary to die in service.
c10-ss-1-lb.cnet.com /reference/Amy_Johnson   (697 words)

 Amy Johnson
At Jewell: Amy is a member of the Jewell Tennis Team and the Jewell Soccer Team.
High School: Amy was awarded All-Conference in soccer and tennis in high school.
Personal: Amy is the daughter of Mark and Janet Johnson.
www.jewell.edu /william_jewell/gen/william_and_jewell_generated_pages/Amy_Johnson_p1589.html   (166 words)

 Friendster - Amy Johnson
Amy is like the daughter I never had,
I can always count on her to be honest which is what a true friend is. I really admire Amy's ambition and drive.
It motivates me to work hard to get what I want.
www.friendster.com /amyjo   (87 words)

 Friendster - amy johnson
amy is like the sister i never had.
I know I must have cost Amy's family a
slept with Amy, on a few occasions...i'm not
www.friendster.com /83061   (109 words)

 Amy Johnson Pioneer British Aviator Photographic Print by Scherl at AllPosters.com
Amy Johnson Pioneer British Aviator Photographic Print by Scherl at AllPosters.com
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www.allposters.com /-sp/Amy-Johnson-Pioneer-British-Aviator-Posters_i1840027_.htm   (74 words)

 Aviationboom - Pioneers Amy Johnson
Many events were proposed to celebrate the centenary of the birth of pioneer aviatrix Amy Johnson, CBE, throughout 2003.
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www.aviationboom.com /pioneers/amy_johnson.shtml   (468 words)

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