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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction PART I: Can Women Fly? American Women in Aviation during World War II 1. Students and Teachers, Clubs and Colleges: Women in Civilian Aviation Organizations 2. Coffee, Grease, Blueprints, and Rivets: Women at Work in the Aviation Industry 3. Daughters of Minerva: Military Women in Aviation 4. Nieces of Uncle Sam: The Women's Airforce Service Pilots PART II: Should Women Fly? American Women in Aviation during the Second Half of the Twentieth Century 5. Demobilization and the Postwar Transition, 1945-1949 6. "The Feminine Mystique" and Aviation, the 1950s 7. The Impact of the Women's Rights Movement, the 1960s 8. Women with the "Right Stuff," the 1970s 9. Captains of Industry, Airlines, and the Military, 1980-1992 10. New World Order?, 1992-2000 Appendix -- American Women in Flight Statistics Table 1 Women Pilots, 1940-1945, 1960-2000 Table 2 Women Military Pilots, 1985-2000 Table 3 Women Airline Pilots and Navigators, 1983-2000 Table 4 Women Air Traffic Controllers, 1983-2000 Table 5 Women Aviation Industry Workers During World War II Table 6 Women Aircraft Industry Workers, 1947-1961 Table 7 Women Aerospace Industry Workers, 1959-2000 Table 8 Women Aerospace Engineers, 1983-2000 Glossary of Abbreviations Notes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Women air pilots United States Biography, Air pilots United States Biography