Flight of the WASP
- LESSONS FROM SPACE. ROUGHTON, RANDY // Airman;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p42
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- Sit tight. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/8/1996, Vol. 144 Issue 2, p329
Reports that flight surgeons with the Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS) program say that the minimum design sitting height written into the general requirements for the aircraft could eliminate more women pilot candidates. Compromise made between the Navy and the Air Force;...
- I can do that: Women who fly (big) airplanes. Houck, Catherine // Cosmopolitan;Apr95, Vol. 218 Issue 4, p224
Features several women air pilots in the United States. Includes Captain Sharon Jones of Southwest Airlines; First Officer of United Airlines, Ninan Hart Whittemore; First Officer of Federal Express, Judy Campbell.
- Women and flight. Bolz, Diane M.; Russo, Caolyn // Smithsonian;July97, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p92
Looks at the women featured in the exhibition `Women and Flight.' Exhibition featured at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. until September 1997; Comments from Doris Lockness; The book `Women and Flight: Portraits of Contemporary Women Pilots,' by Carolyn Russo.
- The New Pioneers. Wallace, Lane // Flying;Sep2010, Vol. 137 Issue 9, p100
In this article the author discusses the successful careers of women pilots in the U.S., despite the growing barriers they experienced in taking the aviation field.
- Wings Over America. Mitchell, Ruth // American History;Aug2002, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p44
Details the victory of Louise MacPhetride Thaden of the 1936 Bendix Trophy for aviation race in the United States. Background of Thaden; Information on her love for aviation; Prize she won; Information on the race that won her the Bendix Trophy.
- On the edge. // Shape;Mar92, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p144
Profiles pilot Erin Rheinschild. Pilot training; Receipt of the Bronze Division award in a closed-course plane race in Reno, Nevada.
- History Buffy. // Weekly Reader News - Senior;12/13/2002, Vol. 81 Issue 14, p6
Describes the first female pilot in the U.S. who flew solo across the Atlantic and the U.S. and who disappeared when she set off on a flight around the world on June 1, 1937;.
- New partnerships. Joyner, Bo // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Jun99, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p16
Highlights the efforts of the United States Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) to recruit members from women aviators. Attendance of reservists at the 10th annual International Women in Aviation conference in Orlando, Florida, in March 1999; Percentage of women in the AFRC.