MacRobertson Air Race

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  • The Roles Of Men And Women In The 1930's

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    pilot and record-breaker, Neither marriage or her celebrity status could stop her flying and she broke her husband’s record of flying between the UK and Cape Town. This was so inspirational for the time period of women oppression. In 1934 the MacRobertson Air Race took place to commemorate the centenary of the founding of the city of Melbourne. Competitors