W.128 2nd Officer   Cecile Eva Rosales Power 
 flag UK  b. 26 May 1920, Mhow, India 26 Jul 1943 to 31 Oct 1945 

 cecile power 1939  RAeC 1939

cecile power 1943  ATA 

   

 

Father: Major R Power, of Stoke Hill House, Taunton, Somerset

Ed Westonburt School, Tetbury

In December 1923 she was in "The Enchanted Prince.", a "bright little play beautifully staged by the pupils of Hopedune School in the Station Cafe, Portrush"... "Miss Cecile Power, a tiny tot of three years, was quite captivating."

prev: FANY (First Aid Nursing Yeomanry); Driver in ATS from 8 Nov 1940

prev exp: 4hrs 45min in Hornet Moth

Address in 1943: A.B.S.D., Southmead Hospital, Bristol


Postings: 15FPP, 12 FPP, 5FPP, 2FPP, 3FPP

 One accident, not her fault:

 - 7 Jul 1945, when making a crosswind landing in Seafire LR788, the aircraft weathercocked, damaging a wheel fairing

 

"This pilot came to ATA with very little experience but has worked hard and steadily... a sensible and reliable pilot."

"Tremendously keen and hardworking ... Discipline excellent"


In November 1947, she joined ex-ATA pilot Monique Agazarian (q.v.) as a pilot for Island Air Charters / Island Air Services (IAS) which flew Proctors and Rapides between Lands End and the Scilly Isles, pleasure trips to Le Touquet and scheduled services to Deauville from Croydon.

m. Jul 1948 in Taunton, Richard Vernon Derwent Moger

 

d. 5 Nov 1990 - Petersfield, Hants

  


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