British Air Transport Auxiliary
Evelyn Hudson Richards
Evelyn Hudson was an active air racer when she applied for service in the Air Transport Auxiliary. She belonged to the Ninety-Nines and was well acquainted with the President, Jackie Cochran. At 33 years of age, Hudson had 2700 hours of logged flight time on her application, holding a Commercial license with both an instrument and instructor's ratings. Hudson traveled to England with the fourth group of American women in June of 1942. She was released from the ATA in August of 1943 due to an injury.
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