In 1928, a record was broken when Lady Mary Heath became the first person to fly solo from Cape Town to London. 85 years later, ‘Bird in a biplane’, adventurer and aviator Tracey Curtis Taylor, set out in a vintage Boeing Stearman to recreate that very same journey.
Her inspirational eight-and-a-half week, 10,000 mile journey was turned into an hour long documentary; ‘The Lady Who Flew Africa- the Aviatrix’. We caught up with Tracey to find out the highs and lows of her journey and the inspiration behind her decision to undertake this courageous adventure.
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