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Career Details | Air National Guard

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this shows how to pursue a career in piloting for the national guard. it gives the details, the pay, the lifestyle, training and experice you will have. 

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Pilot - airforce.com

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Taking control of one of the most advanced aircraft in the world — and pushing its performance to the limit — requires extraordinary skill and precision, and Air Force pilots make it look easy.

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this gives the job description of being a pilot for the air force. it tells of all the necessary qualifications to be a pilot, the statistics of the people who make it to a pilot, and the transition from military career to civilian career. 

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Interview with Sophie Prévost, Air France co-pilot

Air France employs some 4,200 pilots including 7% women pilots. The first woman pilot, Danielle Décuré, joined the airline in 1974. Since then, the number of...

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this is about another military which is not the us. but is shows how women pilots had to work to get to where they were in different countries and about the struggles they went through to be accepted to do the job theyve wanted to do. 

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Women Airforce Service Pilots

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One thousand-one hundred U.S. women served as pilots for the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. This collection is the official WASP repository, containing digital photographs, letters, oral histories, and descriptions of personal and military records and memorabilia.

 

 


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this tells the story of numerous women who served in WW2 as pilots and how they contributed to the war. it tells of the heroic stories and all they went through to get to where they were. it shows how the the war helped the women pilots prove themselves. it was a major leap in the development and acceptance of women as pilots. 

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'Censored on Final Approach': Female pilot talks about WWII service - Green Bay Press Gazette

'Censored on Final Approach': Female pilot talks about WWII service - Green Bay Press Gazette | becoming a pilot through military | Scoop.it
'Censored on Final Approach': Female pilot talks about WWII service Green Bay Press Gazette Female pilot talks about WWII service: Betty Strohfus of Faribault, Minn., discusses her World War II experiences in the Women Airforce Service Pilots in...

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this is a good article because it tells of the history of women pilots in the airforce. it shows how important they are and how we have advanced since then, it shows that women are just as qualified as the men to serve in the military as a pilot. 

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Joy Kinley's curator insight, March 9, 2014 9:47 PM

Women could fly anything aircraft but they could not fly combat missions.  For these women the fact that they couldn't fly combat missions wasn't the disappointing factor but rather their records were sealed and they couldn't share their experiences.  Imagine  having such an experience but then your government denying that it ever happened.

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Air National Guard

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this website gives the information for becoming a pilot through the air national guard. the pilots from this branch train with the air force, however, they are apart of the national guard. 

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Careers in the Air Force - airforce.com

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this link to the air force website tells of all the career options the air force offers. including piloting, there are still many other jobs the air force offers. this link gives all the qualifications necessary to be qualified for a certain job. is also walks you through the general path people take to get to the position. 

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Women in Aviation [infographic]

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From 1960 till 1980 the amount of women pilots went from 4,218 to 26,896 pilots.

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this article is showing that the amount of women pilots have increased and most of the reason is that they were women pilots in the military who were proving themselves. 

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What is the US Air Force's New Bomber For? | The Diplomat

What is the US Air Force's New Bomber For? | The Diplomat | becoming a pilot through military | Scoop.it
What is the LRS-B for? Conflicting reports have emerged over the likely cost of the USAF's next generation bomber. Last week, the Lieutenant General Charles Davis (USAF) acknowledged that the per unit price for the new ...
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this is one of the new planes that the air force has been developing, this shows how the air force is constantly developing new technology and how advanced the military is. 

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The Air Force Recruitment Process (Exactly what you'll be going through!!)

Just giving a complete full description of what you'll be going through when joining the Air force, and may be pretty accurate for other military branches as...
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this video goes through the recruitment process of the air force. it is useful because it tells you what to expect when going through the system of being recruited. it helps prepare you for all the physical requirements that you are going to need or gain before joining. it also helps you know what to expect at boot camp.

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