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Old 09 February 2014, 10:11 PM
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In addition to aircraft delivery and ferry duties, the (American WASPS) also worked as flight instructors, training new pilots fresh out of basic training.

If you've ever seen the movie TORA TORA TORA, you'll remember at the beginning of the attack a flight instructor giving her pupil a lesson until she spots the Japanese aircraft and takes the controls to get away.

That role was based on Cornelia Fort, who later died during a ferry flight to Texas.

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