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? Woman Flier Carries Lucky Charms
LONDON, Thurs (AAP): Mrs. Richarda Morrow-Tait left Cambridge yesterday in a Proctor light aircraft on the first stage of an attempted round - the
world flight. Cambridge geography undergraduate Michael . Townsend (25) accom panied her as navigator. The 24-year-old pilot was farewelled by her husband and 18months old daughter. Said Mrs. Morrow-Tait: 'I am carrying several lucky charms, including a penny, watch, two four ? leafed clovers, a shilling and a handkerchief with Lily Pons name inscrihed on it.' The aircraft is . equip ped with a .303 rifle be cause part of the flight will be over uninhabited territory. Mrs. Morrow-Tait has not included Australia In her flight. ? The Percival Proctor was supplied to the RAF and. 72 N for training and ^ communications ivork. It jfr has a 39ft. Gin. wing spa7t and enclosed cabin with two seats side by side, fta maximum range is 780 miles; weight empty, but equipped, about a ton.