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As a person always looking for new life challenges, she was the first woman to cross the English Channel by air. In March 1912, she sailed for England to meet Louis Blériot, a French flyer with a then international reputation. Quimby managed to convince Blériot to lend her a 50-horsepower monoplane for an attempt to fly the channel.

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