Women of Aviation Celebration

Remember the Legacy, celebrate the achievements, 

shape the future

Every March the Alberta Aviation Museum hosts their annual Women of Aviation Celebration.

This event commemorates International Women of Aviation Worldwide Week (WOAW); a global aviation awareness week for girls of all ages to mark the anniversary of the world’s first female pilot licence (March 8, 1910). The week is a call to address gender imbalance in the air and space industry.

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Margaret Littlewood getting into the cockpit of an aircraft

10th Anniversary Celebration Event (2023)

A Decade of Advocating for progress

Prep your boarding plans for March 11, 2023 as advanced tickets are now on sale for a monumental milestone aviation event.  The Alberta Aviation Museum is charting its course towards a better future with its 10th Annual Celebration of Women of Aviation Worldwide Week (WOAW).  Join the global momentum for gender representation in the aviation industry from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm at Edmonton’s historic Hangar 14 (11410 Kingsway).

To mark this special occasion, the museum will be hosting its largest aviation career fair within its spacious event hall.  Meet leading experts in the industry and discover endless employment possibilities in aviation. Obtain first-hand knowledge of what its like to be a pilot, air traffic controller, mechanical engineer and more! Let our special expert guests guide your way into a thrilling work sector.

People of all ages can experience the museum in a way that celebrates the past, present, and future accomplishments of steadfast women in the industry. Follow the journeys of female aviation pioneers through one of several interactive activity booths. Explore the interiors of rare historic aircraft, and discover the many benefits of museum membership. Take on the controls of your own aircraft through a daredevil flight simulator and more!  The museum is truly a place where Women’s History Takes Flight.