Jenny Mitchell: A free-spirited, determined, and aspirational pilot with the Air Transport Auxiliary.
Joy Lindsay: Aunt to Jenny, formerly a nurse in the First World War, and confidante to her niece.
Kris Darbyshire: A confident former actress and pilot with the Air Transport Auxiliary.
Mary Clarke: Demure, from a farming family, and now a pilot with the Air Transport Auxiliary.
Jimmy (with various other names): The villain of the piece. A maker of false promises, a sly persuader of the gullible, a manipulator of emotion, master of propaganda.
George Swift: A passionate aviator and serving officer pilot with the Royal Air Force.
Grace Mitchell: A doting and concerned mother to Jenny and Andrew, and younger sister to Joy.
William Mitchell: Overprotective father to Jenny, with a traditional outlook on societal roles.
Andrew Mitchell: Jenny’s confident and teasing elder brother, and a commissioned officer in the Royal Horse Artillery.
Eric Richards: A cheeky and joyful RAF air gunner in George Swift’s crew, from Barbados.
Simon Carter: An intelligent man frustrated at failing to become a pilot, becoming an ‘observer’ navigator in George Swift’s crew.
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