Passion & Persistence: Canadian Women in Aviation

Explore the rich history of women in aviation

When powered flight became a reality in the early 1900s, women were there from the beginning. Women have not always been visible in the story of Canada’s aviation history. They had to fight for every opportunity to participate and advance in the field. In the process, they made significant contributions to aviation in Canada.  

Learn about some of the women, past and present, whose passion, persistence and skill shaped aviation and bush flying in Canada. 

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