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Required Qualifications for acceptance into WASP program


ARMY AIR FORCES
Headquarters flying Training Command
Fort Worth, Texas

Present requirements:
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

Course:
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

Pay:
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.

Jacqueline Cochran
Director, Womenıs Flying Training

Courtesy of The Woman's Collection, Texas Woman's University


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