National Geographic : 1956 May
© National Geographic Society 650 Maj. Sally Strempel, CAP's Living Legend, Gives a Ground-school Lesson to a Cadet Only a few women serve as regional flight examiners for the Civil Aeronautics Administration. One of them is Mrs. Strempel, a grandmother with 10,000 hours' flying time. Operator of Sally's Flying School at Pal-Waukee Airport, Wheeling, Illinois, she has instructed 3,000 pilots. Her husband, also a CAP major, flies overhead. -* Page 651, lower: CAP girl cadets (in overseas caps) visit Eastern Air Lines' school for stewardesses at Miami Springs, Florida. Girls inflate life jackets by mouth; carbon-dioxide cartridges do the job normally. Upper: Trainees wear life jackets like those they would issue to passengers of a plane ditched at sea.