Lady Eagles – First Women Ferry Pilots

Army's first women ferry pilots get their silver wings / 23 graduate as full fledged ferry fliers / Jacqueline Cochran and Major Landon E McConnell inspecting unit of students / the women are lined up in orderly rows / the Fairchild PT-10 monoplanes are shown flying in the air / a pilot spins her plane in the air / the women march toward a stage and have their wings pinned onto their shirts by Cochran and Major General Gerald C Grant.

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Clip #: 504235279SD
Collection: Sherman Grinberg Library
Date created: 27 April, 1943
Licence type: Rights-ready
Release info: Not released. More information
Clip length: 00:00:46:06
Location: Sweet Water, Texas, United States
Mastered to: QuickTime 8-bit Photo-JPEG SD 720x486 29.97i More information
Originally shot on: 16mm B/W Neg 486 29.97i
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Source: Grinberg, Paramount, Pathe Newsreels
Barcode: c562-1943-071_p_sub5
Object name: c562-1943-071_p_sub5

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