AIR: Ladybirds to Britain

America's 3,258 women pilots last week got an invitation to spread their wings for Britain. In Manhattan famed Aviatrix Jacqueline Cochran, who flew a bomber to Britain last June, announced that she was setting out on a tour of ten U.S. cities to recruit female flyers for the British Air Transport Auxiliary. The project was blessed by CAA and the War Department, also by Jacqueline's great & good friends, Mr. & Mrs. Franklin Roosevelt.

The first batch of 25 ladybirds will go first to Montreal, for physical examinations and transition tests (to check their ability to switch from light to heavy...

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