Amy Johnson was a pioneering English pilot who was the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia. During the 1930s, along with her husband she set many long-distance records.
Amy is no more with us. The gorgeous Amy died January 5, 1941, at Thames Estuary, United Kingdom. While flying an Airspeed Oxford for the ATA from Prestwick via RAF Squires Gate to RAF Kidlington near Oxford, Johnson went off course in adverse weather conditions and she bailed out as her aircraft crashed into the Thames Estuary near Herne Bay.
Biography & Wiki of Amy Johnson
The talented Amy had opened her eyes in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. Amy the daughter of John William Johnson and Amy Hodge Johnson, had celebrated her total 37 birthday in her life. She used to celebrate her birthday every year on the 1st of July.
Amy is the granddaughter of William Hodge, a Mayor of Hull. She had grown up with her parents and siblings at her hometown and birthplace. She shares her parents with three sisters, whose names are Irene, Betty, and Molly. Belonging to the mixed ethnicity while she holds an American Nationality.
Regarding her education, she had done her high school from Boulevard Municipal Secondary School (later Kingston High School). After completing her high school she was enrolled in the University of Sheffield. Later she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the same University.
Similar to other celebrities, she is blessed with awesome physique statistics. While she had not revealed her body statistic including her height, weight, eye color, hair color and dress size.
Amy Johnson’s Wedding, Husband & Children
When it comes to the persona life of Amy, she was a married, woman. She had tied her knot with a Scottish pioneer aviator. In 1932, Johnson tied her knot with her Jim, who had proposed to her during a flight together some eight hours after they had first met. The duo together set many records during the rapid development of aviation in the 1930s.
Career & Networth
Talking about the professional life of Amy Johnson, she began her journey as secretary to a solicitor, William Charles Crocker in London. Later she was introduced to flying as a hobby, gaining an aviator’s certificate, No. 8662, and a pilot’s “A” Licence, No. 1979 at the London Aeroplane Club under the tutelage of Captain Valentine Baker. It is the same when she becomes the first British woman to obtain a ground engineer’s “C” license.
With the help of her father, she purchased a secondhand de Havilland DH.60 Gipsy Moth G-AAAH and named it Jason. Her career took off when she fly solo from England to Australia. That year she won the most prestigious the Harmon Trophy as well as a CBE in George V’s 1930 Birthday Honours in recognition of this achievement. Along with her husband, she flew the G-ACCV, named “Seafarer,” a de Havilland DH.84 Dragon I nonstop from Pendine Sands, South Wales, heading to Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, New York.
In 1936, she made her last record-breaking flight, regaining her Britain to South Africa record in G-ADZO, a Percival Gull Six. That year she was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Aero Club.
Net worth and salary
As one of the renowned pioneering English pilot, she had earned a huge name and fame in her lifetime career. It is believed that the total assist of the gorgeous has been estimated at around millions of US dollars. While she has not shared her exact annual salary.
Well no Amy has no social media account. As she died before the establishment of Twitter, Instagram and Facebook she has no account or remembering account in any of the field.