http://www.npr.org/2010/03/09/123773525/female-wwii-pilots-the-original-fly-girls

http://www.npr.org/2010/03/09/123773525/female-wwii-pilots-the-original-fly-girls

http://www.npr.org/2010/03/09/123773525/female-wwii-pilots-the-original-fly-girls

Female WWII Pilots: The Original Fly Girls

http://www.npr.org/2010/03/09/123773525/female-wwii-pilots-the-original-fly-girls

WASP C-47 flight crew: Pilot Joanna Trebtoske (Jenks), and Copilot Marjorie Logan (Rolle) at Romulus Army Air Field, MI. On 19 August 1943, first Wasps were assigned to US Troop Carrier Command. (U.S. Air Force photo)

WASP C-47 flight crew: Pilot Joanna Trebtoske (Jenks), and Copilot Marjorie Logan (Rolle) at Romulus Army Air Field, MI. On 19 August 1943, first Wasps were assigned to US Troop Carrier Command. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Willa Brown Chappell , born in 1906 . In 1938 , she became the first woman Black pilot licensed in the united states and in 1943 , the first African American Woman to possess a commercial pilot and mechanic's licence

Electronic Field Trip to the Aviation Museum of Kentucky

Willa Brown Chappell , born in 1906 . In 1938 , she became the first woman Black pilot licensed in the united states and in 1943 , the first African American Woman to possess a commercial pilot and mechanic's licence

England. C. 1944-12. Sergeant Tessa Best, supervisor on duty in a station telephone exchange. She has been in the WAAF for five years, and was born in Australia.

England. C. 1944-12. Sergeant Tessa Best, supervisor on duty in a station telephone exchange. She has been in the WAAF for five years, and was born in Australia.

If you're an aviation buff, you may recognize Ord as the home of Evelyn Sharp, one of the first commercially licensed female pilots in the country.

The Unique Town In Nebraska That's Anything But Ordinary

If you're an aviation buff, you may recognize Ord as the home of Evelyn Sharp, one of the first commercially licensed female pilots in the country.

ATA (Air Transport Auxilary)) - During wartime women of the ATA provided an invaluable service to the RAF

ATA (Air Transport Auxilary)) - During wartime women of the ATA provided an invaluable service to the RAF

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