G-AWAW is the story of the little plane that could, and her brave pilot who flew her from England to Australia.
The little Cessna 150 was never meant to travel long distances, but she made the 11, 000 mile trip a true adventure.
Janette Schönburg followed the aerial paths of early aviation pioneers, but in a plane more suited for an hour flight at your local airport than a trip half way around the world.
This is a story of courage and determination, and maybe a little wanderlust, that we can all relate to.
Join us as we pull together the resources to rescue this special little trainer, and honor the pilot who made the trip of a lifetime.
Janette in Oman 1980
Janette arrival in Darwin, Australia after 11,000 mile solo trip from London, England.
Janette at Swindon, U.K. August 31, 2010 for loading G-AWAW in shipping container for trip to Florida and restoration.
Photo Credits: Janette sitting on cowl: unknown Janette in cockpit: Northern Territory News, Darwin Australia Janette on arrival in Darwin: Northern Territory News,Darwin Australia Janette loading G-AWAW August 31, 2010: Peter Turvey, Curator, Science Museum, Wroughton, U.K.Warehouse photos in website header: Peter Turvey, Curator, Science Museum, Wroughton, U.K. G-AWAW in shipping container in website header: Kyle Sundberg