Women of Aviation

The Women of Aviation event held at the Alberta Aviation Museum on March 9th was a resounding success, drawing in participants of all ages and backgrounds to celebrate women’s contributions to aviation. The event featured a range of activities tailored to different age groups, including interactive stations for children and simulator experiences for enthusiasts.

Highlights of the event included a 45-minute kids’ tour, providing young attendees with an engaging and educational experience, as well as an adult tour. Attendees had the opportunity to learn about the history of women in aviation and gain insights into their achievements and challenges.

As part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), the event showcased innovative presentations on “object handling,” featuring never-before-seen artifacts such as uniforms from flight attendants and RCAF personnel from various eras. This unique feature aimed to shed light on the historical significance of women’s roles in aviation and honor their contributions throughout the decades.

Overall, the Women of Aviation event was a significant milestone for the Alberta Aviation Museum, bringing together aviation enthusiasts and community members to recognize and celebrate the vital role of women in shaping the aviation industry. The event’s success underscores the importance of continuing to promote diversity and inclusion within aviation and inspiring future generations to pursue careers in this dynamic field.