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Great European Lives: Hélène Boucher

In this episode, host Charlie Connelly discusses the life of French pilot Hélène Boucher. She took to the skies when aviation was still in its dangerous infancy in the 1930s, and while she came from privilege, she wanted the best for all women regardless of status.

Great European Lives Podcast
Great European Lives Podcast

In this episode, host Charlie Connelly discusses the life of French pilot Hélène Boucher. She took to the skies when aviation was still in its dangerous infancy in the 1930s, and while she came from privilege, she wanted the best for all women regardless of status. Today, a bust of her gazing upwards sits in her resting place of Yermenonville cemetery.