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In the early days of flight it was difficult for a lady to become a pilot and break into the male dominated realms of aviation. The ladies were often ignored and had to overcome obstacles of prejudice that did not apply to men. Some of these intrepid, brave and very determined ladies became household names for their daring exploits, others, equally brave and determined, were less well known.

Born Sophie Catherine Theresa Mary Peirce-Evans in Knockaderry, County Limerick, Ireland in 1897 was one of the latter. Life for Sophie started badly when, before her second birthday, her mother was murdered by her father. Her father was found guilty but insane. Sophie went to live at her grandfather’s house in Newcastle West. She was brought up by two spinster aunts. Sophie had a passion for sports but had to battle against the discouragement of her aunts. Her determination to succeed stood her in good stead at this time and later in her life.

Sophie spent her school days in Dublin and, later joined The Royal College of Science in Ireland. She completed her studies with a first class degree in science. She continued with her sports, mainly hockey, and also wrote articles for the student magazine.

During the first world war she spent two years as a dispatch rider and, while in France, Sir John Lavery painted her portrait. By this time she had married and become Mrs Elliot-Lynn only to be widowed a few years later. She became Lady Heath after her second marriage which was to Sir James Heath in 1928.

Sophie moved to England in 1922 and became one of the founders of the Women’s Amateur Athletic Association. She became the first women’s Javelin champion and also set a disputed world high jump record. In 1925 she wrote the book ‘Athletics for Women and Girls’. In the same year she became a delegate to the International Olympic Council and took her first flying lesson to become a pilot.

Sophie qualified for her ‘A’ licence but was prevented from obtaining a Commercial Pilot’s Licence by the International Commission for Air Navigation which had banned women from becoming Commercial Pilots. Sophie had already shown her fighting spirit by being the first woman to make a parachute jump. She fought the ban winning a concession that if she attended a flight school and passed the test she could have the Commercial Licence. This she did and became the first woman to have a Commercial Licence in Great Britain. The ban was rescinded.

After setting altitude records for a small plane and in a Shorts seaplane Lady Heath, as she was now known, planned the flight which made her famous. Cape Town to London. The flight was scheduled to take three weeks but took over three months lasting from January 1928 to May. She became the first pilot to fly an open cockpit plane on that route. Her fame spread and she did many tours in UK and USA meeting the President and his wife. In America she was known as ‘Queen of the Skies’ and ‘Britains Lady Lindy’.

While in the States she became the first woman to take an Air Mechanics licence. In 1929, at the height of her fame, she was badly injured in a crash in America. She returned to Ireland with her third husband, Gar Williams a pilot from the Caribbean. They became involved with private aviation in Ireland training the next generation of pilots.

Lady Heath died destitute when she fell from a tram in 1939. For five years 1926 to 1931 she was the most famous lady pilot of her time.

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Les  Batchelor is a retired pilot with more than 20 years of experience in training professional pilots. If you dream of  lady pilots, watching his free video about  becoming an airline pilot. It provides information on how to become a pilot on a budget.

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Pilot season is the four month period between January and April when networks cast and produce dozens of demo TV episodes. Some of these pilot episodes grow into new TV shows that traditionally air in the fall. This is also the time when actors from all over the country come to Los Angeles in the hopes of launching their career by landing a major role in a TV pilot. BBelow are some tips to help actors make the most out of pilot season and decide when is the right time to move to Los Angeles.

By:
Alex Swensonl

Arts & Entertainment>
Televisionl
Nov 19, 2009
lViews: 362

The Tough Interview Question: “Why Should We Hire You?”

The tough interview question people often dread being asked the most is: Why should we hire you? Read this article to get some ideas on how to best answer this question!

By:
Dave Lashierl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Feb 03, 2011

Create The Right Career Habits And Watch Your Career Soar

Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to build the right behaviors, attitudes and habits now. Below are five key areas to keep in mind when creating the right career habits.

By:
Chad Cardenl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Feb 02, 2011

What Career Is Right For You? Customize Your Career For You!

Why is it important to find the right career? Most people spend at least 40 hours a week working (some will spend up to 80-90 hours) and that is a lot of time to spend on one particular part of our life. Not being happy with your career can spill over into a number of other areas in life compounding issues at home, with your loved ones, and even within yourself. Have you ever been stressed at work and that stress, causes other stress at home? What would happen if you were happy at work?

By:
Chad Cardenl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Feb 02, 2011

Leading 10 things You have To Do Job Hunting Secrets Pt2

After being away from the job market for 5 years. I had a rude awakening when I decided to change careers. It was nowhere close to where I left it five years earlier. Technology had changed, and the competition was definitely fierce. I had to take some drastic actions.

By:
Jason Fadienl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Feb 02, 2011

How to become x ray technician

X ray technicians demand is increasing every year . Their salary is well appreciable and x ray technician schools are located all over the country . Schools provide quality education to students and award them with degree on completion of course .These technicians are an important part of medical team and their main function is to work with patients in taking X-Ray tests . The reports of these tests are then later given to Doctors and Dentists .

By:
anupkanwarl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Feb 02, 2011

Start Your Career In Nursing

Qualified nurses are in highly demand in the health care market. Throughout the years, the field of nursing has brought millions and millions of people above the average paying jobs. There has never a more exciting time to join the nursing profession. As a nurse it is possible to work in, among others, hospitals, clinics, nursing and residential homes, occupational health services, voluntary organizations that run hospices or residential care and the pharmaceutical industry. Nurses also work in

By:
cssawanl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Feb 02, 2011

Great Job Demands For Registered Nurses

Several low scale professions have been rapidly increasing recently. An example of a low-scale profession is nursing. Weighing against jobs of the same group, nursing is highly compensated, thus increasing competence and lessening dependency. Registered nursing professionals have a significant career path as there is an increased demand every day. Then again, it is required in all fields that they are all registered nurses.

By:
cssawanl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Feb 02, 2011

The Nursing Field and Its Specializations

Besides being an in- demand career today, a career in nursing also has practically limitless opportunities. Nurses can choose from various specializations as well as career paths, from traditional to the emerging ones. Let us go take a closer look on some alternative specializations in the nursing field.

By:
cssawanl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Feb 02, 2011

Pilot Career With Different Pilot Licenses

Becoming a pilot is a childhood dream of many children, which some times even carried to adulthood. However, very few people actually pursue a pilot career. The main reason for this the cost of becoming a pilot.

By:
Les Batchelorl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Jul 29, 2010

How Do You Get a Pilots Licence to Fly an Aircraft?

This question poses another; ‘What Plane?’ is being referred to. To fly a glider and obtain a glider pilots licence you need to join a gliding club or attend a gliding school. There are no set hours to be flown and the licence is available after sufficient experience and passing some flying tests.

By:
Les Batchelorl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Jul 28, 2010

How to Become a Pilot and Pursue a Commercial Pilot Career

If you want to become a pilot, you need to know where to start? To become a pilot you need to be prepared for hard work, dedication and determination. Along the way there will be many disappointments.

By:
Les Batchelorl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Jul 27, 2010
lViews: 143

How to Become an Airline Pilot

Life of an airline pilot is exciting, however it is a lot of demanding work too. In view of the fact that safety is most important in the aviation sector, airline pilots have to go through a lot of training, examinations and check flights in order to keep the various competencies required sharp and up to date. Even a captain of a 747 will have to take various exams and flight checks a few times a year.

By:
Les Batchelorl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Jul 26, 2010

Flying Lessons to Become a Pilot

To minimise danger experience needed to be passed on. That process is called ‘Flying Lessons’. Pilot training has changed over the years and the pilot today needs to know more about the theory of the different elements associated with aviation as well as the practical handling of an aeroplane.

By:
Les Batchelorl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Jul 24, 2010

New Zealand’s Finest Pioneering Lady Pilots

One of New Zealand’s finest Pioneering Lady pilots. Born Jane Gardner Batten on 15th, September 1909 at Rotorua, New Zealand. She was more commonly known as Jean. Her first introduction to flying was in 1929 when the famous Charles Kingsford-Smith took her for a flight in his plane ‘THE SOUTHERN CROSS’. Kingsford-Smith was an Australian pilot who, in 1928, made the first trans-pacific flight from America to Australia.

By:
Les Batchelorl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Jul 24, 2010

The First Royal Air Force (RAF) Pilots

The desire to fly like a bird goes back many centuries and is reflected in the many myths of flying dragons and flying horses such as Pegasus. There has always been a magic about the very idea of flying and that magic is linked to the way all men and women look up at the sky, particularly when the stars are there, and wonder.

By:
Les Batchelorl

Careers>
Career Managementl
Jul 20, 2010

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