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W.A.S.P. Program Timeline
9 months ago
Arnold agrees that Cochran should develop a plan for training women to fly military aircraft.
US Declares War on Japan after Pearl Harbor
Gen. Olds getting desperate for pilots. He planned to hire women immediately on the same basis as male civilian pilots.
The two branches of AAF women pilots (WFTD and WAFS), combined into one branch called WASP
The House report recommends discontinuance of WASP programexcept for those already in training
A WASP is first woman to fly experimental jet aircraft
Last WASP class graduates
WASP was officaly disbanded
WASP records were marked 'classified'
President Jimmy Carter signs into legislation a bill that provides military status for the Women Airforce Service Pilots
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