Well I see I'm late on this thread. YES girls, and women CAN work on things AS GOOD AS A MAN CAN.
case in point when I was in th Navy we worked everything from Radial R1820 engines all the way up to F-14;'s with GE 101's in them. And in the 20 years I worked on aircraft I had both men and women working with and for me, I never had a problem out of a woman except once time, this girl was 95 pounds soaking wet trying to pick up a 400 lb rotor blade by herself, and she felt like if she asked for help shed be laughed at cause we could all lift them except her. once I got it through her little head that it was to ask for help she was the BEST blade mech I had.
In the civilian world I know a 16 year old girl right now that the Ford dealer here in Va Beach calls when they are stumped by a problem
I am finally on board with obama's hope and change thing. I now HOPE
that when its all over I have at least a little CHANGE