Operation Fifinella is a historic fly-in of WWII Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) to Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas, which will take place on Thursday, September 25, 2008.
Members of the Texas 99s and other pilots are volunteering to fly WASP from Fort Worth Alliance Airport to Avenger Field, where the National WASP WWII Museum will host the WASP with a reception and tour of the museum.
Flights, ground transportation, refreshments and lunch will be provided, courtesy of the organizers, Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum, National WASP WWII Museum, volunteer pilots, donors and sponsors. This event will coincide 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
WASP – To register for Operation Fifinella and a flight to Avenger Field on September 25, 2008, please refer to Registration and Itinerary section of this website.
Volunteer Pilots – To register to fly a WASP to Avenger, please refer to Pilot Info for details.
This event is being organized through Wings of Dreams, a nonprofit 501( c)(3) organization located at Keystone Heights Airport (42J), Florida. (www.wingsofdreams.org)
** note from Buglegirl: This mission, created by Cindy Weisner, daughter of WASP Sunny (Miller) Burrill, 44-W-7, is a unique opportunity to actually MEET THE WASP at the place where they trained--AVENGER FIELD!