Detailed view of the B29 SuperFortress. Scroll down for more.
In 1977, both the House and the Senate voted to grant the WASPs military status and to make the women pilots eligible for veterans benefits.
Record-breaking, risk-taking, long-distance flyer Amy Johnson was the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia in 1930.
Read an article written by Cornelia Fort, the first American woman pilot to die flying a military aircraft, and excerpts from Madge Rutherford Minton's and Mary Anna Martin Wyall's letters home.