Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Helen Richey's pilot log book for the period of July 7, 1943, through December 18, 1944, when she was a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs). Includes WASP training at Sweetwater, Texas, from which she graduated on September 11, 1943, and subsequent flights in an assortment of US Army Air Forces aircraft.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Women air pilots

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Helen Richey



Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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