16 min

Nancy Bird-Walton - the girl who loved to fly Fierce Girls

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When she was just four years old, Nancy Bird-Walton already knew what she wanted to do with her life - fly. She saved her pocket money to pay for lessons and her own aeroplane ... and before long people were paying her to fly them across the country.
Nancy was the first woman in Australia to get paid to be a pilot. Today, the A380 is the biggest passenger plane in the world - and if you look into the sky you might just see one that's called Nancy Bird-Walton.

Narrated by singer and producer Kate Miller-Heidke.

When she was just four years old, Nancy Bird-Walton already knew what she wanted to do with her life - fly. She saved her pocket money to pay for lessons and her own aeroplane ... and before long people were paying her to fly them across the country.
Nancy was the first woman in Australia to get paid to be a pilot. Today, the A380 is the biggest passenger plane in the world - and if you look into the sky you might just see one that's called Nancy Bird-Walton.

Narrated by singer and producer Kate Miller-Heidke.

16 min

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