Army & Navy: Lady Pilots

Commander Nancy Harkness Love of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (TIME, Sept. 21) last week told about WAFS uniforms: grey-green wool gabardine jackets with squared shoulders, gored skirts, overseas caps to match, civilian pilot wings on left breast pocket, tan broadcloth shirts and ties. For flying there will be helmets and grey-green slenderizing slacks (see cut). (Uniforms required on active duty only, optional at other times.) WAFS training starts this week at a New Castle (Del.) airport with 25 pilots of at least 200 horsepower rating and 500 hours' flying time. After four weeks the women pilots, most of whom...

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