Dec. 7, 1941, 22-yr-old Cornelia Fort became the 1st American woman pilot in a combat zone while flying over Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked. While 2 other civilian planes were shot out of the sky, she made it thru' the strafing & landed her plane. She was among the first pilots recruited for the Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron. In March 1943, she was killed by a midair collision while on a ferrying mission to Dallas.
Warbird Adventure Flight. Ever wondered what it would be like to pilot one of the legendary fighter aircrafts of World War II? This once-in-a-lifetime hands-on experience offers a thrilling aerobatic adventure in a legendary North American T-6 TEXAN, the Premier Fighter-Trainer of WWII.
Tucano aircraft - Home to 1 Flying Training School, RAF Linton-on-Ouse in the Vale of York is one of the busiest airfields in the UK. Tasked with the training of future fast jet pilots for the Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm, the Station’s fleet of 40 Tucano T1 aircraft are now also providing direct support to army units preparing for operations in Afghanistan.