Lillian Yonally (above) was a WASP – a Women Airforce Service Pilot. During WWII, the 1,100 WASPs flew military aircraft on training flights in the USA to train volunteer male pilots for combat missions.
Women in WWII ~ women airforce service pilot Above: Nancy Harkness Love, an American pilot and Commander of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron -- which was later absorbed into the Women's Airforce Service Pilots -- walks across a tarmac in England.~
c. 1930 -- "Katherine Sai Fun Choung, a young aviator has just got her pilot license and goes back to China, where she will opened an aviation school for girls."
Happy Birthday to Amelia Earhart...she would have been 115 year young today...
Amelia Earhart and her Autogyro (kind of an airplane-helicopter cross).
books0977: Flying women reading flight plan. Famous women pilots preparing to take part in the 1934 Memorial Day air races at Dycer Airport...
History in Photos: World War I - women workers. Women pilots in flying suits