mdr-ata-1942-copyMolly Rose was one of the last surviving ‘Spitfire Women’ who flew with the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) during the Second World War.  During the course of the war she delivered 486 aircraft and flew 38 different types ranging from the Tiger Moth to the Wellington bomber.  Her favourite was the Spitfire, which she flew many times but she also mastered the Mosquito and the Beaufighter, both with a tendency to swing on take off and aircraft that some squadron pilots found difficult to handle.

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