Maureen Adele Chase Dunlop de Popp October 1920 – 29 May née Dunlop, was an Anglo-Argentine pilot who flew for the British Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) during World War II, and became notable as a pin-up on the cover of the Picture Post magazine.
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Harriet Quimby - First Lady of the Air (May an early American aviator and a movie screenwriter. In she was awarded a U. pilot's certificate by the Aero Club of America, becoming the first woman to gain a pilot's license in the United States.
Nancy Harkness Love, September With the approach of World War II, Love recognized the coming need for pilots to ferry aircraft and identified highly qualified women pilots who could perform such duties. In September the Army Air Corps' Air
Four pilots leaving their plane, "Pistol Packin' Mama" at the four-engine school at Lockbourne AAF, Ohio, during WASP ferry training Flying Fortress. "Pistol Packin Mama" was a AF assigned to the BG flying out of Italy during
Day This is always my prayer for the boys when they travel, but especially thankful for a safe trip to Houston with Nancy and mom. May angels fly with you wherever you roam and guide you back safely to family and home.
During WWII 168 female pilots fought against all the odds for the right to aid the war effort. They were expected to fly wherever the need was greatest , in whatever aircraft was required - one in 10 women pilots died flying for the ATA.