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British Adventurer Pays Homage to Amy Johnson with Solo Flight
   2016-01-03 19:28:41    CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Fei Fei

The screeshot shows the route of Curtis-Taylor's flight route from England to Australia, demonstrated on the pilot's website. [Photo: CRIENGLISH.com]

Canadian based British adventurer Tracey Curtis-Taylor has ended a 20-day solo flight touching down in Darwin, in Australia.

She left England on October 1, flying across 23 countries, a distance of 13 thousand miles, or over 21 thousand kilometers.

Speaking to local media on her arrival, Curtis-Taylor paid tribute to her predecessor, Amy Johnson, who also landed in the same spot some 9 decades ago.

"My flight is very much a tribute to her [Amy Johnson]. So it is, yeah, celebrating what the pioneers achieved and what women achieve now in aviation as well."

Aviation pioneer Amy Johnson made her famous flight from England to Australia in 1930.

According to the pilot's website, her plane will now be shipped to America and flown across the States to complete a world flight later this year.

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