Margaret (Peggy) Lennox Drown

Peggy Lennox applied for the Air Transport Auxiliary at age 36. She held a Commercial license and an instructor's rating with over 1200 hours of logged flight time when Jackie Cochran recruited her. Peggy was a divorcee with no children at the time of her application. She was an active Ninety-Nine and well acquainted with Cochran, then President of the group. Peggy traveled to England with the fourth group of American women arriving in June of 1942. She was in service with the ATA until December of 1945.
Lennox returned to the United States and became extremely active on the air racing circuit. In 1949 she won the Bertram Trophy for 1st place in the All Women's Air Race between Montreal and Miami. She continued air racing for several years while enjoying a varied career in aviation, publishing, advertising and boatin

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