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Excerpt from Maintenance Bulletin No. 19
Folks, those WASPS' that you see 'round about greased the "LADYBIRD" on No. 21
the other evening at 1730 -- and what a find job -- mastering the mighty B-29
in just 8 hours transition with no previous time on four-engine aircraft. Is
that good? -- or are we a little backward?
The two luscious femmes go by the names of Dora Dougherty and Dorothea Moorman
from the Proving Grounds at good old Sand Strip Eglin. Stop them and ask a few
questions on how to handle the equipment. You will be surprised how much
knowledge is stored behind all that beauty.
They are carrying some tests on engine heat, and what have you. Quite a big
job for two delicate dishes of femininity. Perhaps they should take some of
our supermen for a ride and show them how to get off the ground with speed
dispatch at a low head temperature.
Major, Air Corps
Director of Maintenance
Courtesy of The Woman's Collection, Texas Woman's University
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