Yvonne Pope Sintes
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Britain's first female airline pilot

Yvonne Pope Sintes started out as an air stewardess but always dreamed of doing something different and went on to become the first British woman to pilot a commercial jet.

Yvonne Pope Sintes started out as an air stewardess but always dreamed of doing something different and went on to become the first British woman to pilot a commercial jet.

She has written a book called "Trailblazer in Flight" which looks at how she made it in the male dominated world of aviation.

Richard Westcott has been to meet her.

  • 30 Dec
  • From the section UK