|Known for||First female to cross the English Channel in a glider|
Joan Meakin (7 January 1910 – 11 November 1977 born Marjorie Joan) became the first female glider pilot to fly over the English Channel on 5 April 1934. She was also the only female flyer in Sir Alan Cobham's Flying Circus.
She married Ronald Price who was the assistant general manager to the circus.
- ^ "Girl Glides Channel". Video. British Pathe.
- ^ "Joan Meakin, Glider Pilot". Nother and April Sadowski. Retrieved 17 August 2011.