... WASPs and B-17

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    1. x-ray delta one 72 months ago | reply

      ... 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.


    2. JARM13 72 months ago | reply

      Gotta love a woman in uniform . The gals in the factories were vital also .

    3. eye.view 71 months ago | reply

      Yes, I recently saw a documentary about this....amazing they did flight testing!!

    4. Nanobots 71 months ago | reply

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

    5. x-ray delta one 57 months ago | reply

      ... let's buy 'em a drink!

    6. Government & Heritage Library, State Library of NC 46 months ago | reply

      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

    7. Boston Harold 43 months ago | reply

      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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