Woman flies from England to Australia – level 1

07-01-2016 15:00

In 1930, a women flew from England to Australia. Now, another woman does this again.

She flies 21,000 kilometres. She flies through 23 countries. The flight takes her twenty days. She flies in an old Boeing. This Boeing is from 1942. The plane has an open cockpit. The pilot is not protected from the weather.

Difficult words: flew (past of “fly”), flight (the action of flying), cockpit (the pilot’s area).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

She’s cool, isn’t she?


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