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Remembering Marie & Shutsy
Click below to read more about Marie Barrett Marsh & Florence "Shutsy" Reynolds.
WASP Tales | Avenger Blog Post
The First Instrument Flight & the 'Link' to IFR - 1929
Click below to read more about the creation of the flight simulator, known to most as the Link Trainer.Written by Julia Lauria-Blum
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How the WASP Won Their Militarization
Click below to read more about Nancy Batson Crews and the fight for WASP Militarization.
WASP in the Spotlight
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Jackie Cochran climbed to 45,000 feet in a Canadair F-86 Sabre jet, leaving a contrail of ice crystals behind her path. Achieving the highest altitude necessary, she did a split
Here’s a little-known piece of WASP militarization history! Nancy Batson Crews – an original WAFS [the Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron that preceded the WASP] – served 1972-1975 as President of The
On September 24, 1929, one of the greatest milestones in aviation took place at the Full Flight Laboratory at Mitchel Field on Long Island when Army Lt. James Doolittle made
Originally published March 2, 2020/Metropolitan Airport News On June 12, 2001, a JetBlue airliner touched down at JFK International and taxied to its gate after a two-and-a-half-hour flight north from
In a black and white photo that I borrowed from Celia Hunter in 2001, four young women in crisp white shirts and dark slacks stand beneath the cowling of a
A difficult constant of aviation is the prospect of mortality. A pilot knowingly takes the risk; it is part of the contract — not hidden in the fine print on
Through skill, competence, experience, and fortitude, women have played a pivotal role in aviation, from its dawn to the present day. From travel in lighter-than-air balloons to powered aircraft; from
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The National WASP WWII Museum is thrilled to be working with the following organizations and sponsors to preserve history from World War II.
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