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BREARLEY, Jenny

Special Achievements:

1986 - First woman to be elected to the committee of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
1999 - With Ruth Wilson was first all female crew to compete in Gordon Bennett Cup (International Gas
Ballooning competition

1987 - Awarded World aerospace Education Organisation Order of Merit
1987 - Elected to the Board of Directors and pointed Vice President for Australia at Singapore World Congress

Additional Information:

Jenny operates her own balloon flights business in rural Victoria.  In 1999, together with Ruth Wilson, she represented Australia in the prestigious Gordon Bennett Cup, an international gas ballooning competition.  They were the first all-female crew to compete.