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Sheila Scott
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Born in Worcester, Worcestershire
Born on 27th of April 1927
Died on 20th of October 1988

Born 1927. Died 1988 - English aviator.

Gained pilotís licence in 1959. In 1966 she flew 31,000 miles in 33 days and 189 flying hours, longest solo flight in a single-engined plane. Flew solo from equator to equator over the North Pole. Wrote three books describing her career.

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