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Required Qualifications for acceptance into WASP program
ARMY AIR FORCES
Headquarters flying Training Command
Fort Worth, Texas
a. Age: 21 to 35 years
b. Education: High school or equivalent
c. Experience: 150 hours previous flying, logged and certified
d. Personal interview with Miss Cochran or person designated by her.
e. Medical examination by Army Flight Surgeon
If applicant is accepted after personal interview and having passed medical examination, the course will include:
Approximately 100 hours flying, 25 of which will be under the hood.
Fifteen hours in Link Trainer
180 hours ground school course
Progress will be based on proficiency of student
While in training --$150 per month
When assigned to duties--$250 per month
Applicant will have to be qualified at the end of above training to pass commercial, written and flight test, and instrument rating. Applicant can be eliminated at any time during the process of the course at the discretion of the instructors.
Director, Womenıs Flying Training
Courtesy of The Woman's Collection, Texas Woman's University
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