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    Wings for Warriors Settign a world record as they travel.

    Tess and Morag are traveling across the US in a C150. Starting out from KIUA Canandaigua NY and heading east. I will have more info for tracking these two woman as they are working on a world record for this trip. I will add their Inreach track to their page .

    First stop will be Mount Washington AP HIE , then heading east to Maine, south to MA, CT, RI, NJ,MD, DE, and south to FL, then west with Houston to see friends, many stops along the way.

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    Tess and Morag Morris-Paterson, both ofwhom are in the British Army, aim to raise awareness and funding for Wings forWarriors, a UK-based charity who support wounded and injured veterans to gain acommercial pilot’s licence. They will beflying a Cessna 150 light aircraft 10,000 nautical miles, 7 hours a day,camping for the duration of the world record attempt.They start their journey on 27 Aug 19 in NewYork State, aiming to complete the epic trip on 14 Sep 19.
    Tess is an aspiring astronaut who hasrecently worked at NASA and been selected as one of 25 global Emerging SpaceLeaders. She is finishing her PhD inAerospace Physiology and has a background in elite sport, where she worked forover 10 years with Premier League footballers, Formula 1 drivers, and Olympic andParalympic athletes.Tess is also aBritish Army Reservist.
    Morag is a Captain in the BritishArmy. As a Physiotherapy Officer, sheworks helping to rehabilitate wounded, injured, and sick service personnel withthe aim to facilitate them back into full service or assist transition intocivilian life.
    “Our aim is to raise as much money aspossible for a deserving charity that matches our interests. Wings for Warriors not only offered links tothe military through veteran support, but also our love for flying.”
    You can follow Tess and Morag’s journey onTwitter: @ThisGirlFlies
    You can donate on their fundraising pagehere: www.justgiving.com/ThisGirlFlies
    Further information about the charity Wingsfor Warriors can be found on their website: https://www.wings4warriors.org.uk/

    email: moragandtess@gmail.com

    Doug

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