Wings Around the World: The Exhilarating Story of One Woman's Voyage from the North Pole to Antarctica

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On May 6, 2003, Polly Vacher took off from Birmingham airport seeking to become the first pilot to complete a solo flight around the world via both Poles in a single-engine aircraft. Despite having only a few years of flying experience, Polly, a 59-year-old mother of three, had already completed a lateral solo circumnavigation of the world in 2001 for the charity Flying Scholarships for the Disabled; this second challenge, for the same charity, would make that achievement look like a casual jaunt. There would be no margin ...

Wings Around the World: The Exhilarating Story of One Woman's Voyage from the North Pole to Antarctica 2006, Grub Street

ISBN-13: 9781904943549

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