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Tag Archives: Adrienne Bolland

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SIMANAITISSAYS!

THIS ITEM BEGINS the fifth year of SimanaitisSays. Once more, I thank you for your readership and interactions. Indeed, celebrating this camaraderie, I recall several notable items of the past … Continue reading

August 13, 2016 · 7 Comments

CAUDRON G.3 TECHNICALITIES

I UNDERRATED technical nuances of René Caudron’s G.3, the aeroplane flown by Frenchwoman Adrienne Bolland in her 1921 conquest of the Andes. Describing the G.3, I termed it “of the … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · 5 Comments

ADRIENNE BOLLAND—QUEEN OF THE ANDES

IN LADY MARY Crawley’s defending 1920s women’s lib, she mentions that Adrienne Bolland had flown the Andes. [Correction, February 6, 2016: It was actually her sister Edith, prior to her … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 · Leave a comment