This month’s blog takes us back to the 20-year period between the two World Wars, known as the ‘Golden Age of Aviation’. The Golden Age was an exhilarating era, when
In November of 1942, twenty-eight of the 29 women accepted into the 319th Women’s Flying Training Detachment (WFTD) reported at dawn for training at Houston Municipal Airport in Houston, Texas.
By the end of their service in December 1944, the WASP assigned to the Air Transport Command (ATC) flew 12,650 ferrying missions, equating to 9,224,000 miles flown in operation. But
In 1942, the Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS), led by Nancy Love was formed to enlist already-qualified women pilots to transport (ferry) aircraft from factories to training bases. The first
In 1932, Nancy Love earned her limited commercial license at Roosevelt Field, where she frequently flew from in her early years before the WASP. That same year, Roosevelt Field was the
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