Oct. 7th, 2011

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As today is Ada Lovelace day....

Can I draw your attention to Beatrice Shilling? Most books on the Spitfire will give her a paragraph; Gunston's, well-regarded book on aircraft engines gives her a bit more, as so it damn-well should.

Her fascinating life deserves a better memorial than some pub-name in Farnborough.

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