WAFS at the Fairchild Plant

278A.jpg

Title

WAFS at the Fairchild Plant

Subject

Women air pilots -- United States

Description

At the Fairchild plant in Hagerstown, Maryland, the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) assemble to pick up PT-19s to ferry to Air Force bases. Dressed in winter flying gear they are briefed by Control Officer, Captain Frank. Standing next to Captain Framk, from left to right, are:
Betty Gillies, the Squadron Commander,
Nancy Batson,
Esther Nelson,
Helen Mary Clark,
Teresa James,
and Evelyn Sharp.

Creator

Photo Courtesy of Betty Gillies

Source

IWASM Original Photo Collection, International Women's Air and Space Museum

Date

ca. 1942 (winter)

Contributor

Heidi Fearing/Kimberly Cole

Rights

Online access is provided for research purposes only. For rights and reproduction requests contact the International Women's Air & Space Museum at info@iwasm.org

Identifier

Original Photo No. 278

Citation

Photo Courtesy of Betty Gillies, “WAFS at the Fairchild Plant,” International Women's Air & Space Museum, accessed June 25, 2022, https://iwasm.omeka.net/items/show/1410.

Output Formats