'Jason I', de Havilland DH.60G Gipsy Moth

Made:
1928 in Stag Lane
maker:
De Havilland Aircraft Company Limited

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De Havilland Gipsy Moth aeroplane 'Jason I', Aeronautics Gallery, Science Museum, London, 1961. This is the aeroplane
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Cockpit De Havilland Gipsy moth Aeroplane 'Jason I' (used on historic flight of Miss Amy Johnson to Australia, May
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Flight gallery featuring 'Jason I', de Havilland DH.60G Gipsy Moth
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De Havilland Gipsy moth Aeroplane 'Jason I' (used on historic flight of Miss Amy Johnson to Australia, May 1930) DH.60G, G-AAAH

In 1930, English aviator Amy Johnson (1903-1941) piloted Jason I to become the first woman to fly solo from Great Britain to Australia, flying from Croydon in Greater London, to Darwin in the Northern Territory. The Gipsy Moth contributed to the growth of private and sport flying between the two world wars, and was used for many great aviation feats. About 1000 were built by the de Havilland company at Edgware, Greater London.

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Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1931-27
type:
aircraft
credit:
Associated Newspapers Ltd.
status:
Permanent collection

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