"As I heard the engine roar into life and taxied my plane to the holding bay at Sydney’s Bankstown airport, a great sense of relief swept over me. This was it. I was alone at last, crammed into the cockpit of my single engine Piper Saratoga and about to begin my great adventure – my solo flight around the world. It was 3 August 1989 and the time was 8.55 am."

From the book "Solo Woman"~ page 1. To obtain a copy Solo Woman