Australian Pioneer Aviator Dies

“A pillar and icon of the Australian Women Pilots Association (AWPA), a flying instructor of extraordinary ability and empathy, a true pioneer of general aviation in Australia, Senja folded her wings this week, dying at home on Tuesday at the age of 93. A friend and mentor to many women pilots, Senja Robey was a living treasure of aviation in Australia, and her death has created a hole that is unlikely to be filled for many years yet.” Read full story here. Listen to an interview with Senja Robey here. Her interview is part of the E.A. Crome aviation oral history project at the National Library.

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