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STEENSON, Eileen

Special Achievements:

1956 - Awarded Evelyn Follett Worthy Flying Trophy'1971 - Life Governor of British and Foreign Bible Society.

Additional Information:

Flew in New South Wales, Northern Territory, and Papua New Guinea.  Retired as Chief Flying Instructor in Albury, New South Wales.


Resources

  • References

    Her NPWHF file contains a CD containing many images.


  • References

    Steenson, Eileen. (1974).  Flight plan PNGLondon:  Hale, pp. 32-33.


  • References

    (1966, December 31).  Flying with Captain Eileen.  New Idea, 32.


  • References

    Olif, Lorna.  (1967, September).  A Flight with the Sewing Teacher.  View World, 22-23.


  • References

    She'll teach them to fly.  Border Morning Mail.  March 5, 1974:5.


  • References

    Blanes, Vince.  World of a woman on wings.  The Australian.  March 29, 1968:p. unknown.


  • References

    Sterel, Elisabeth.  Tammy's an old hand in the air.  newspaper unknown.  date unknown:p. unknown.


  • References

    Dedman, Cherry.  High-flying Eileen has her head in the clouds.  newspaper unknown.  date unknown:p. unknown.


  • References

    The captain sat...knitting.  newspaper unknown.  date unknown:p. unknown.


  • References

    Rowe, Alan.  Vital Statistic.  Herald People Weekend.  July 8, 1967:p. unknown.


  • References

    From pilot to pen-pusher.  Gazette Special Issue.  January 17, 1973:2.


  • References

    Lady pilot yearns to see 'Old Warby'.  newspaper unknown.  date unknown:p. unknown.


  • References

    Women in Focus:  Flying High.  New Life.  May 1, 1975:9.


  • Image - Eileen Steenson

    Photo provided by, and used with permission of, Eileen STEENSON.


  • Image - Eileen Steenson

    Photo provided by, and used with permission of, Eileen STEENSON.