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COVER REVEAL: JEAN LANDIS, WASP PILOT

JEAN LANDIS WASP PILOT, 2,500 MILES … LONG BEACH TO NEWARK IN A P-51 Presenting: My twelfth book about the WAFS and WASP – the American women pilots who flew for the U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II. Jean Landis WASP Pilot is not only my twelfth book, it is #5 in my Young-Adult-Readers-focused series “The WAFS and WASP of…

National Museum of World War II Aviation — Colorado Springs

Happy 104th Birthday WWII Vet Dr. Monica Agnew-Kinnaman Last Saturday (February 12), I met an amazing woman — a woman who proved to be very much akin to the WAFS and WASP of World War II, Dr. Monica Agnew-Kinnaman. She’s known to her friends as Nikki and, like the WAFS and WASP, she is a veteran…

The WAFS and How They Came to Be (Part 2)

Nancy Love Takes Command of the WAFS  By Sarah Byrn Rickman, WASP Author and Historian Part 2 (Continued from last week) Summer 1942, Colonel Tunner hires Nancy Love to recruit women ferry pilots, write their training syllabus and establish requirements to qualify for this new squadron. From left: WAFS Evelyn Sharp, Nancy Love, Barbara Towne,…

‘The Originals’ Book Program in North Carolina on the Horizon?

The WAFS 0f World War II Our Luncheon Topic! Last Saturday, I finally got to meet Mike McCarthy, the gentleman who very nicely invited me to come to North Carolina in mid-March 2020 to talk about my book The Originals — the women pilots who flew for the U.S.A. in World War II — at the Veterans History Museum…

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The WAFS/WASP Story Began for Me, at IWASM

“Thank You” IWASM and My Mentor Joan Hrubec IWASM, the International Women’s Air & Space Museum, is hosting the launch of my newest book—Teresa James’s biography—October 20 at 7 pm Eastern Time, 5 pm Mountain Time. Join me and many of my friends and fellow advocates of the amazing women pilots who flew for our…

Meet Original WAFS Dorothy Fulton

A 1930s Flyer With a 20th Century Attitude The WASP Museum, Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, is currently honoring original WAFS (Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron) #22, Dorothy Fulton. Check it out!!! Here is my personal tribute to Dorothy. No pilot expects the propeller to drop off an airplane. But that is how nineteen-year-old Dorothy Fulton came to…

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