From Architect to Aviator

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) and the debut of its women pilots. Here, Howard Cook relates the story of the ATA’s Eleanor Wadsworth, who wants to trace her first Hurricane and Spitfire

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After entering her flying instruction, Eleanor became familiar with the Miles Magister and then the Hawker Hart Trainer (below).
PHOTOS KEY COLLECTION • ELEANOR WADSWORTH • HOWARD COOK

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