Women of Aviation Celebration

Remember the Legacy, celebrate the achievements, 

shape the future

Every March the Alberta Aviation 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.

Margaret Littlewood getting into the cockpit of an aircraft

2022 Celebration Event

Women of Aviation Worldwide Week Celebration Returns to the Alberta Aviation Museum

Imagine what it is like to be an air traffic controller, discover how a jet engine works, take to the skies towards a better future! The Alberta Aviation Museum invites families and women of all ages to their 9th Annual Celebration of Women of Aviation Worldwide Week (WOAW). Helping to mark a global movement for gender representation in aviation, this celebration is set to take flight on Saturday, March 12th from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Museum’s historic WWII Hangar at Blatchford Field (11410 Kingsway).

Elevate Aviation has partnered with the museum to host a fascinating career fair look into aviation – featuring real-life pilots, air traffic controllers, and aircraft maintenance engineers.  If you are curious to explore the aviation industry, there will be experts to guide you along the way.

There’s something for everyone, whether it is families, aviation enthusiasts, and community members alike. Challenge yourself by participating in one of several interactive activity booths, featuring real-life women pioneers of aviation.  Explore and interact with aircraft and discover the 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