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1943 - A young female ATA pilot must convince a sceptical RAF ground crew that she has the skill to fly a Lancaster bomber on her own.

  • Simon Wilkinson
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    Short Script
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    United Kingdom
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Writer Biography - Simon Wilkinson

Simon Wilkinson is a London born, Anglo-Irish author and screenwriter – now based in North Yorkshire.

After spending years as a history teacher, museum curator and animal sanctuary manager, Simon started writing professionally in 2013.

He primarily writes historical drama and war stories with a British / Irish focus, but also has a passion for science fiction.

Simon is currently working on several new projects for film, television and radio and is still no closer to completing that first novel…

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Writer Statement

Based on a true story, this is a three minute short set on a Royal Air Force bomber station in England in 1943.

Female ATA pilots who delivered heavy bombers to operational stations often had a hard time convincing men that they were up to the job.

This story proves they were...