“The old building will become strictly an airplane museum,” he said. “Airplanes that fly will be stored in there. That’s why the buildings are pulled apart.”
Jessie Lou McReynolds is hugged by Jeanne Brewer after the dedication and ribbon-cutting of the new Hangar No. 1 at Sweetwater’s Avenger Field Thursday, May 25, 2017. The building is a replica of the original hangar which trained the Womens Airforce Service Pilots during World War II and is part of the National WASP World War II Museum. McReynolds, 95, was a mechanic at the school.
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