The true stories of the fearless first women of flight
Sharon Wright is the author of Balloonomania Belles: Daredevil Divas Who First Took To The Sky (2018), the history of the lady aeronauts. She is also a biographer and journalist with an interest in writing about extraordinary women lost to history.
Lily Ford is the author of Taking to the Air: An Illustrated History of Flight (2018). She has a long-standing interest in the history of aviation, with a current focus on women whose contributions have been unacknowledged. Alongside her historical research she works as a teacher, filmmaker and film producer with the Derek Jarman Lab at Birkbeck.
Image: A vision by J S Pugh of balloon traffic rendering the Panama Canal obsolete. From Puck magazine, 31 January 1906. From the Prints and Drawings Division, Library of Congress, Washington DC.
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