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Happy anniversary Deb.

Old 16th Jan 2020, 10:22
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Happy anniversary Deb.

A career conducted with great dignity.


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Old 16th Jan 2020, 11:01
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Deb was never short on skill and ability either.

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Old 16th Jan 2020, 11:04
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One of the few people I would gladly fly to the end of the world with.

Jetstarís loss Tigers gain.

Deb is a pilot. A true definition of what one is ( well compared to this younger gen that I fly with of late anyway- the magenta pilot)
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Old 16th Jan 2020, 21:07
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How amazing is it that in 1979- Think about it 1979- a major company was so convinced Women shouldn't be pilots it took the case to the supreme court.

And there are plenty of people alive today who, no doubt, supported that position at the time.

The world changes, sometimes you have to step back and work ut if you are on the right side of history...
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Old 17th Jan 2020, 08:01
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I remember Deb getting out of a 737 and jumping into a (?twin commanche?), still wearing uniform with bling removed, to fly us over to Club Mort in the mid eighties.
A couple of very junior ATCs and their partners.
Lovely person and great to work with over the years.
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Old 17th Jan 2020, 09:41
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"And there are plenty of people alive today who, no doubt, supported that position at the time."

look at some of the posts on this board and you'll find there are still a lot of people who STILL support the idea that a women shouldn't fly airliners...........
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Old 17th Jan 2020, 19:36
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Originally Posted by Asturias56 View Post
"And there are plenty of people alive today who, no doubt, supported that position at the time."

look at some of the posts on this board and you'll find there are still a lot of people who STILL support the idea that a women shouldn't fly airliners...........
I was about to post that the world needs more women in positions traditionally occupied by men. Incidentally, two of the very best flight instructors I've ever had were women. It's as if women were more naturally immune to the perils of vanity when it comes to using their skills. A much appreciated trait, especially in the cockpit and sadly not passed often enough to men.
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Old 21st Jan 2020, 22:13
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I'm so grateful for her paving the way and being an inspiration to us female pilots
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Nice MG she had as well.
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Old 22nd Jan 2020, 06:30
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Originally Posted by Asturias56 View Post
"And there are plenty of people alive today who, no doubt, supported that position at the time."

look at some of the posts on this board and you'll find there are still a lot of people who STILL support the idea that a women shouldn't fly airliners...........
Pretty sure I work with some of them.

An amazing achievement and a watershed moment in Australian Aviation and Culture.
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