Toronto Aviation History - Women in Aviation - Photo Gallery

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Amelia Earhart seated in a Stearman-Hammond Model Y Airplane c.1936

 


Captain Catherine Cabot now serving in the Air Force

     


Model of Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega 5B

 


Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega 5B

     


Toronto's Marion Orr in ATA Service during WWII

 


Hella Comat - Canadian Aerobatic Pilot

     


Margaret Dunseith
played an important role in the history of Toronto Island Airport (now Billy Bishop Airport) and was a pioneer for Canadian women in aviation.

 


The Original Toronto Island Airport Control Tower where Margaret Dunseith worked

     


Dini Petty
CKEY Hughes 300 Helicopter Pilot

 


Operation Skywatch Pilots
Pollution detection program

     


Dorothy Rungeling, “Canada’s Flying Housewife“
First Canadian 99s

 


WWII Women aircraft assembly workers inspecting an aileron hinge on a BT-13 Valiant

     


Margaret Littlewood, the only woman instructor in the BCATP, shown at her link trainer desk 1943-44
Photo Courtesy Ted Barris -
Behind the Glory

 


Canadian Astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar- First Canadian woman in space

     


Elsie MacGill - The World's First Woman Aeronautical Engineer

 


Miss Harriet Quimby 1875 - 1912 in her plum coloured flying suit
Harriet Quimby - Wikipedia

     


Canada's first licensed female pilot on 13 March 1928. She was also the first Canadian woman to parachute into water.

 


Eileen Vollick Plaque at Hamilton Airport

     


Amelia Earhart as a nursing assistant in a military hospital Toronto Canada 1918

 


Amelia Earhart at the Controls of her Lockheed Electra 10E

     

Author Danielle Metcalfe - Chenail at the Alberta Aviation Museum for the launch of her latest book - Polar Winds October 2014
 


Nicole Saulnier Co- Owner of Georgian Bay Airways

     


Canadian Astronaut Julie Payette

 


Commander Eileen Collins The First Woman to Command The Space Shuttle