No lesson this weekend as the plane is down for maintenance. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Here’s an article with awesome photos of Irish aviation history. Scroll to the bottom and click through the gallery. Check out the lady hanging out her wash in front of a Boeing, Amelia Earhart, and an awesome flying circus photo.
And how have I never heard of Lilian Bland? She was a photographer, martial artist and Ireland’s first female pilot and the world’s first female aviation engineer.
The first person to fly and build his own powered airplane in Great Britain was an Irishman most known for his contributions to the development of the tractor, Harry Ferguson, in 1909.