26 thoughts on “Women’s Airforce Service Pilots of WWII – WASPs | FLITE TEST

  • October 31, 2017 at 8:07 am
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    Thank you Flite Test, for promoting our series, FlyGirls, and our documentary COMING HOME about our trip to the WASP Homecoming this year. We are also making educational documentaries for schools and museums. These will accompany the series. Flite test fans, check out our campaign, please follow us on Seed & Spark and share our campaign. If you're near LA on Nov 12th, come to our event with 5 WASP and 5 current female fighter pilots on a panel together! http://www.seedandspark.com/fund/cominghome

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  • October 31, 2017 at 8:07 am
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    These amazing women should be honoured, there a lot we don't no ,but I want to no about them,I wish these film makers all the best I look forward to their movies,it is part of our success, in world two.

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  • October 31, 2017 at 8:07 am
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    Loved the mention of the hundreds of thousands of women who worked in the aircraft industry, as well. I just saw Boeing's Age of Aerospace documentary and it mentioned that in the opening years of the war, more Americans died of industrial accidents related to the war effort than in combat. The sacrifice was directly felt in many ways on the home front.

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  • October 31, 2017 at 8:07 am
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    Great to see that someone recognizes that women are equal to men and deserve the highest respect…
    I'm shocked to see that even there are still a couple of "AssHoles" that will put a thumbs down on this video…
    Thanks Ladies, the world is a better place to live cause of you… 😉

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  • October 31, 2017 at 8:07 am
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    Come on down to Texas and try and see if you can interview dub Jackson, I got to have a lunch with him one time, he was a ww2 p-38 pilot, super cool stuff

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  • October 31, 2017 at 8:07 am
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    wait…. people havent heard of WASPs? i always knew about them. probably because i am homeschooled…

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  • October 31, 2017 at 8:07 am
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    This is so cool guys that you covered this! Thank you!! Yes, in my mind they are veterans!! Why in the world would you hid this? They are heros as well. I can't wait to see this.

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    Yeah, it’s time the rest of the world knew about these women. There was a similar group in England where though their jobs were similar they had the added risk of frequent enemy aircraft incursions in their airspace.

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  • October 31, 2017 at 8:07 am
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    In my own early days of flying (1970’s) I met a WASP who in the pre war years was friends with my flying instructor and a few acquaintances at our field. I flew power and sailplanes plus RC. I guess I was a sort of conduit of information both ways. I had never heard of the WASP until then but her stories were amazing. I have a blog on RC Groups and one of my posts there is about her, stories I got from her and about her from others, plus what I learned about the history of the WASP. I still have my glider license in my pocket (The new plastic one) but the cost of getting checked out exceeds what three or so YEARS of flying cost me way back when.

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  • October 31, 2017 at 8:07 am
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    Thank you FliteTest for bringing this matter to a broader public. Keep up the good work! Love you!

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  • October 31, 2017 at 8:07 am
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    Our unsung heroines. I remember that it was a woman (Beatrice "Tilly" Shilling) who solved the problem of the Merlin engines inability to run correctly when in negative G.

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  • October 31, 2017 at 8:07 am
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    Ah Hell yeah. a great start too giving credit and knowledge to where its been overdue! you have my support!

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