Operation Fifinella was a historic fly-in of WWII Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) to Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas, which will took place on Thursday, September 25, 2008.
Members of the Texas 99s and other pilots volunteered to fly WASP from Fort Worth Alliance Airport to Avenger Field, where the National WASP WWII Museum hosted the WASP with a reception and tour of the museum.
Flights, ground transportation, refreshments and lunch was provided, courtesy of the organizers, Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum, National WASP WWII Museum, volunteer pilots, donors and sponsors. This event coincided with the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) 2008 Reunion in Irving, Texas.
For more information, call the organizers:
Cindy Wiesner, KOW (Kid of WASP) at 802-464-1110 or
Susan King, FOW (Friend of WASP), Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum, at 352-256-8037
This event is was organized through Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum, a nonprofit 501( c)(3) organization located at Keystone Heights Airport (42J), Florida. (www.wingsofdreams.org)
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Operation Fifinella Committee
Cindy Wiesner, Co-organizer
Kid of WASP (KOW), Wings of Dreams
Susan King, Co-Organizer
Friend of WASP (FOW), Wings of Dreams
Lisa Renshaw, Website & Advertising
Friend of WASP (FOW), Blu Dove Designs, Wings of Dreams
Lana Kraeszig, Pilot Recruitment
Friend of WASP (FOW), Brazos River 99s
Marianne Wood, WASP Museum Tour Coordinator/Host
Director, National WASP WWII Museum
John Howard, Avenger Field Air Boss/Operations Manager
Friend of WASP (FOW), Avenger Air