• Who is Barbara Fasken?

    Barbara Fasken married David Fasken Jr. in 1970 and ran the family business after his death in 1982. She was from California and married David Jr. late in life. Her background is very interesting, and in addition to taking the business she inherited to a new level, she was a WASP in World War II.” Photos of her are showcased at the Commemorative Air Force, and Barbara Towne Dickson Fasken is listed in the online archive of Women Airforce Service Pilots. She was said to be stationed at New Castle Army Air Base and Long Beach Army Air Base and planes she flew include the PT-19 and BT-13, according to the WASP digital archive maintained by Texas Woman’s University. Fasken maintained her affinity for flying and flew helicopters until a few months before her death in December 1995.