They Also Served: Helen Richards and a Handful of Other Women's Auxiliary Ferry Squadron Pilots Blazed a Trail for all Female Military Aviators Who Followed

TitleThey Also Served: Helen Richards and a Handful of Other Women's Auxiliary Ferry Squadron Pilots Blazed a Trail for all Female Military Aviators Who Followed
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsRickman, Sarah Byrn
MagazineAviation History
Volume21
Issue Number6
Date Published2011/07/01
Abstract

This article discusses the use of female pilots by the U.S. Army Air Forces Air Transport Command's Ferrying Division during World War II. Emphasis is given to the experiences of pilot Helen Richards. The author describes these women's air training, emphasizing the importance of the U.S. Civilian Pilot Training (CPT) program. [EBSCO]

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