Mary Ellis was one of the first pilots and one of only three women to take the controls of the new Meteor fast jet.
Melody Foreman is a qualified journalist and graduate with experience in newspapers and television documentaries. She is the author of the best-selling 'Bomber Girls' and has also written two books about the history of Kent. Melody is a contributor to Britain at War magazine and is editor of the Kent Battle of Britain Museum magazine. She maintains an avid interest in the Air Transport Auxiliary, the social history and reportage of both world wars, vintage aviation, film studies, literature and Dutch art.