Person    | Female  Born 1882  Died 1962

Lady Maud Hoare DBE

Categories: Aviation

Wife of Sir Samuel Hoare, Viscount Templewood but achieved her DBE in her own right, by flying in 1927 a 12,000-mile round trip flight inaugurating the London-Cairo-Delhi air service, the first woman ever to fly such a distance. Her husband accompanied her for which he was appointed GBE. Even for the times this seems an easy way for him to pick up letters after his name.

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Lady Maud Hoare DBE

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Croydon airport opening

There are two versions of this plaque, identically worded, attached to either...

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Brymon Airways

Brymon Airways

Former airline co-founded by journalist Bill Bryce and racing driver Chris Amon. Based in Plymouth, it was the first British airline to use the De Havilland Canada Dash 7 short take-off and landing...

Group, Aviation

1 memorial
Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

As part of WW2 the Germans set out to gain supremacy over the RAF in the British skies. This, the Battle of Britain, was theĀ first time that a major campaign took place in the air. The Luftwaffe at...

Event, Aviation, Tragedy

5 memorials
Sir George Cayley

Sir George Cayley

Scientist and pioneer of aviation. Born Scarborough.

Person, Aviation, Science

2 memorials
Charles Rolls

Charles Rolls

Born 35 Hill Street, W1, son of Lord Llangattock, John Rolls. A keen racing cyclist, he became the fourth man in England to own a car, took to racing cars and repeatedly broke the land speed record...

Person, Aviation, Commerce, Industry, Seriously Famous, Transport

1 memorial
DHC Dash 7

DHC Dash 7

DHC stands for De Havilland Canada. It was a turboprop-powered airliner with STOL (short take-off and landing) capabilities. It first flew in 1975 and remained in production until 1988. The plane w...

Vehicle, Aviation, Canada

1 memorial