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Jean Batten New Zealand Pioneer Aviatrix

Jean Gardner Batten CBE OSC was a New Zealand aviatrix. Born in Rotorua, she became the best-known New Zealander of the 1930s, internationally, by taking a number of record-breaking solo flights across the world. She flew from England to Australia.

Jean Gardner Batten CBE OSC was a New Zealand aviatrix. Born in Rotorua, she became the best-known New Zealander of the internationally, by taking a number of record-breaking solo flights across the world.

September 15, 1909 New Zealand’s most celebrated aviatrix, Jean Batten, was born in Rotaru. In 1934, she flew solo from Australia to England in 14 days and 22 hours, beating the record by over 4 days. Known as the “Greta Garbo of the Skies,” the reclusive Batten died alone from an untreated dog bite in 1982.

Jean Batten, New Zealand pilot established several individual flight distance records in the

Jean Gardner Batten CBE OSC was a New Zealand aviator. Born in Rotorua, she became the best-known New Zealander of the 1930s, internationally, by taking a number of record-breaking solo flights across the world.

Jean Gardner Batten CBE OSC was a New Zealand aviator. Born in Rotorua, she became the best-known New Zealander of the internationally, by taking a number of record-breaking solo flights across the world.

Jean Batten (1909-1982) - NZ aviatrix. In 1936 she astounded the world when she made the 1st ever solo flight from England to New Zealand

Typewriter: From Typist to World Record-Breaking Aviatrix: Jean Gardner Batten

Jean Batten arrives in Sydney. Jean Gardner Batten CBE OSC was a New Zealand aviator. Born in Rotorua, she became the best-known New Zealander of the 1930s, internationally, by taking a number of record-breaking solo flights across the world.

Jean Batten arrives in Sydney. Jean Gardner Batten CBE OSC was a New Zealand aviator. Born in Rotorua, she became the best-known New Zealander of the internationally, by taking a number of record-breaking solo flights across the world.

Jean Batten, a New Zealand aviator, became known internationally for her record-breaking solo flights across the world. She made the first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand in1936 #WomenInHistory #VintagePhoto

Jean Batten, a New Zealand aviator, became known internationally for her record-breaking solo flights across the world. She made the first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand

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Fashion pictures or video of Flavia de Oliveira 'Greta Garbo' Elle September in the fashion photography channel 'Photo Shoots'.

Jean Batten - Jean Gardner Batten CBE OSC (15 September 1909 – 22 November 1982) was a New Zealand aviator. Born in Rotorua, she became the best-known New Zealander of the 1930s, internationally, by taking a number of record-breaking solo flights across the world. It was she who in 1936 made the first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand.

Jean Batten: The Garbo of the Skies by Ian Mackersey

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