Canadian Female Aviation Pioneers

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Violet Milstead of Toronto was a ferry pilot, one of the few Canadian women who served with the Air Transport Auxiliary in Britain during World War Two. Travel Tickets, Buy Tickets, Pat Patterson, Hawker Tempest, Bush Pilot, Order Of Canada, Flying Lessons, Travel Dating, Remembrance Day

Ferry Pilot Was No Shrinking Violet -- Elinor Florence

Violet Milstead of Toronto was a ferry pilot, one of the few Canadian women who served with the Air Transport Auxiliary in Britain during World War Two.

Raven and Robyn are the first two female indigenous pilots flying medivac in Manitoba. inspiring the next generation of women pilots with the Ninety-Nines. Female Pilot, Amelia Earhart, Women In History, Pilots, Raven, Aviation, Fly Girls, Beautiful, Ravens

Manitoba's 1st female Indigenous medevac team

They're named after birds, so maybe it's no surprise that Raven Beardy and Robyn Shlachetka fly for a living, but they've reached heights neither expected. The two women pilots made Manitoba history this week when they became the province's first female Indigenous medevac team.

Lorna deBlicquy (Inducted in Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame 2014):"From an early age, Lorne deBlicquy dedicated her life to aviation as a private pilot, barnstormer, bush pilot, charger pilot and aviation instructor. Flying with wheels, skis and floats, she distinguished herself as an instructor, and her accomplishments contributed to the advancement of equality for women in her chosen field." Bush Pilot, Airline Pilot, Private Pilot, Female Pilot, Amelia Earhart, Women In History, Pilots, Equality, Charger

Lorna deBlicquy (Inducted in Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame 2014):"From an early age, Lorne deBlicquy dedicated her life to aviation as a private pilot, barnstormer, bush pilot, charger pilot and aviation instructor. Flying with wheels, skis and floats, she distinguished herself as an instructor, and her accomplishments contributed to the advancement of equality for women in her chosen field."

Violet Milstead of Toronto was a ferry pilot, one of the few Canadian women who served with the Air Transport Auxiliary in Britain during World War Two. Ww2 Women, Military Women, Female Pilot, Female Soldier, Pat Patterson, Aviation Careers, Women In History, Ww2 History, Military History

Vi Milstead-Warren (Inducted in Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame 2010):"During the Second World War she served with the Air Transport Auxiliary in Great Britain, flying 47 different types of aircraft, including trainers, fighters and bombers from factories to airfields as the longest serving Canadian woman pilot with the ATA. Post-war, she flew as a flying instructor and as one of Canada's first female bush pilots, a role model for women seeking careers in aviation."

Canadian astronaut Julie Payette smiles after being awarded the Order of Canada by Gov. David Johnston at Rideau Hall in Payette will be named Johnston's replacement on Thursday. David Johnston, Order Of Canada, Head Of State, Justin Trudeau, Astronaut, Female, News, Serendipity, Business Ideas

Julie Payette to be announced as Canada's next governor general tomorrow | CBC News

Former astronaut Julie Payette will be the Queen's new representative in Canada, CBC News has confirmed.

RCAF airwoman Nancy Lee from British Columbia drove trucks in Yorkshire during Second World War. Canadian Winter, Canadian Rockies, Air Force Uniforms, Hometown Heroes, Female Soldier, Women Names, Royal Air Force, Some Girls, Armed Forces

RCAF Rancherette Blazed the Trail -- Elinor Florence

RCAF airwoman Nancy Lee from British Columbia drove trucks in Yorkshire during Second World War.

Margaret Brownlee lifting Millie Davis while performing RCAFWomen's Divison fitness exercises in England in Ww2 Women, Fitness Exercises, Teacher Resources, Division, Aviation, Interview, England, Politics

RCAF Women's Division

Members of the Women’s Division (WD) of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) were wartime pioneers. Thousands of young Canadian women volunteered to serve at home and abroad during the Second World War as part of the air force.

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