Sarah Byrn Evans Rickman

  • Vanderbilt University

    Sarah Byrn Evans Rickman, BA’58, Ferrying History

    During World War II the Women Airforce Service Pilots—known as the WASP—flew and delivered aircraft across the U.S. to docks for shipment to the war zone. Sarah Byrn Evans Rickman is making sure these flyers’ contributions aren’t forgotten. She’s written eight books about them, most recently BJ Erickson:… Read More

    Oct. 2, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Sarah Byrn Evans Rickman, BA’58, Ferrying History

    Rickman stands with an Aeronca Champ, the plane in which she learned to fly, training on a grass runway. The single-engine Champ is very similar to the trainer airplane the WASP first learned to fly. Photo courtesy of Sarah Byrn Evans Rickman During World War II the Women Airforce… Read More

    Sep. 6, 2018