Back in the early 40s, the government started their unit as an experiment to see if women could learn to fly. They ended up flying every type of aircraft men did.Hey now, wait a minute! :-)
"We were given the same training as the male cadets," explained WASP Nell Bright. "Except we finished our program in six months and it usually took the guys nine months."
Read the entire article here: http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/story/21967253/2013/04/12/female-pilots-the-secret-heroes-of-world-war-ii#ixzz2QLR3NM4g