Flying Seven

FLYING SEVEN were a group of women aviators who met at the AIRPORT in VANCOUVER in 1936. They got together regularly to organize activities that would promote flying among women across Canada, and they led the drive to establish the first aviation training centre for women in Canada, which opened in Vancouver in 1941. Members were Margaret Fane, an Edmonton pilot and the world's first woman radio operator; Betsy Flaherty, a department store buyer who took up flying in 1931; Quebec-born Alma...

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