Mar 2

March 2, 1973: Women Begin Pilot Training for the US Navy

Saturday, March 2, 2013 1:00 AM
Pensacola, Florida: The first four women chosen to undergo flight training. From left, LTJG. Barbara Allen of Chula Vista, California; ENS. Jane M. Skiles of Des Moines, Iowa; LTJG. Judith A. Neuffer of Wooster, Ohio; and ENS. Kathleen L. McNary of Plainfield, Illinois.

Pensacola, Florida: The first four women chosen to undergo flight training. From left, LTJG. Barbara Allen of Chula Vista, California; ENS. Jane M. Skiles of Des Moines, Iowa; LTJG. Judith A. Neuffer of Wooster, Ohio; and ENS. Kathleen L. McNary of Plainfield, Illinois.

 

The first four women chosen to undergo aviation training report for their flight physical exams at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute and Research Laboratory at the Naval Air Station.

The first four women chosen to undergo aviation training report for their flight physical exams at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute and Research Laboratory at the Naval Air Station.

 

Lt. Pat McNulty, right, an instructor at Naval Air Station Saufley Field, gives women officer candidates their first explanation of the parachute they will be using when they commence their flight training. Lieutenants Junior Grade Judith Neuffer, left, and Barbara Allen stand on the wing of a T-34 mentor trainer aircraft.

Lt. Pat McNulty, right, an instructor at Naval Air Station Saufley Field, gives women officer candidates their first explanation of the parachute they will be using when they commence their flight training. Lieutenants Junior Grade Judith Neuffer, left, and Barbara Allen stand on the wing of a T-34 mentor trainer aircraft.

 

 

 
 
 
 
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