Saturday, September 7, 2019
Monument Branch Library
Sarah will present her documentary film, Five WAFS Up Close and Personal, featuring five of the original WAFS she knew personally talking about their experiences ferrying both fighter and trainer aircraft for the Air Transport Command during WWII. She will take questions and talk about the nine books she has written telling the stories of these extraordinary women pilots.
Saturday, September 21, 2019
International Forest of Friendship, Atchison, Kansas
Sarah, the author of nine books about the WAFS/WASP — the women pilots who flew for the U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II — is one of several aviation achievers being honored in 2019 by the International Forest of Friendship. The IFOF was a gift to America in 1976 in recognition of her Bicentennial. It is a living memorial to the world history of aviation and aerospace. Atchison, Kansas, is the birthplace of famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart.
Saturday, November 2, 2019
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99s Museum of Women Pilots
4300 Amelia Earhart Drive, Will Rogers Airport, Oklahoma City, OK
“Celebrating the 90th anniversary of the founding of the 99s, the Organization of Women Pilots
Morning: Girl Scout Aviation Day — As part of the program, “Connect People with Flight,” Sarah will present her film clip “BJ Up Close” and introduce her book, BJ Erickson: WASP Pilot, a biography written for young women ages 10-14. Each Girl Scout attending will receive a complimentary copy, courtesy BJ’s daughter, Terry Rinehart (retired Delta Airlines pilot), and two 99s chapters: Fort Worth, Texas, and Rio Grande Norte, New Mexico.
Afternoon: Sarah will be selling and signing books at the museum Anniversary Open House 1 to 5 p.m., including her BJ book and her second young adult biography, Nancy Love: WASP Pilot. Sarah’s short documentary, 5 WAFS Up Close and Personal, will stream in the museum throughout the afternoon.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Manitou Springs Heritage Center
Sarah will present her documentary film, Five WAFS Up Close and Personal, featuring five of the original WAFS she knew personally talking about their experiences ferrying both fighter and trainer aircraft for the Air Transport Command during WWII. She will take questions and also talk about the nine books she has written about these extraordinary women pilots.