... WASPs and B-17

  • James Vaughan PRO 6y

    ... during WW2 the Women's Airforce Service Pilots played a vital role in ferrying thousands of aircraft. Their heroic contributions also encompassed flight instruction and flight testing.

  • Ray 6y

    Gotta love a woman in uniform . The gals in the factories were vital also .
  • eye.view PRO 6y

    Yes, I recently saw a documentary about this....amazing they did flight testing!!
  • Wee Tiny Robots 6y

    Grat shot, these women look fantastic. I love the plane behind them, it's called "Pistol Packin' Mama" ;-D Is it a B-17?
  • James Vaughan PRO 4y

    ... let's buy 'em a drink!
  • Government & Heritage Library, State Library of NC PRO 3y

    Thank you for sharing this image! We have added it to our entry about WASP the State Library of NC's online encyclopedia, NCpedia: ncpedia.org/history/20th-Century/wwii-wasp

    Emily Horton, Government & Heritage Library at the State Library of NC
  • Boston Harold 3y

    I saw on a documentary where the first pilots to get any flight time on the new super-secret B-29's were WAF's and they trained the men.
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