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Teresa James on: Becoming a WASP
Teresa James I became a flight instructor before I went into WASP. I took a primary refresher course for flight instruction at Buffalo Aeronautical. I had previously gotten my commercial license. And the primary instructor's training was to teach pilots who wanted to join the Army. And after that I went and got my secondary instructor's rating which was to teach acrobatics to Army pilots. And that was where I got a telegram from Wilmington, Delaware, from General Arnold, to report to Newcastle Army Air Base at my own expense, for a flight test to see if they could use me. So I thought about that maybe 30 minutes and decided to hop a train and go to Wilmington, Delaware, where I met Nancy Love. And they gave me a flight test. And that's how I got into the WASP program.

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