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Women in Canadian Aviation History

2023-06-10 14:00:00 2023-06-10 15:30:00 America/New_York Women in Canadian Aviation History Lola Reid Allin talks about the history of women in aviation, including the "Ninety-Nines: International Organization of Women Pilots". Isabel Turner Branch - Cataraqui Room

Saturday, June 10
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-10 14:00:00 2023-06-10 15:30:00 America/New_York Women in Canadian Aviation History Lola Reid Allin talks about the history of women in aviation, including the "Ninety-Nines: International Organization of Women Pilots". Isabel Turner Branch - Cataraqui Room

Isabel Turner Branch

Cataraqui Room

Lola Reid Allin talks about the history of women in aviation, including the "Ninety-Nines: International Organization of Women Pilots".

When Canada’s first aerobatic team, the Golden Hawks, whirled through the sky near her hometown, Lola Reid Allin wanted to be one of those pilots, spearing through the clouds, punching a hole in the sky. But. Her parents said, “Don’t be silly. Only men can be pilots.”

At age 24—the same age as Amelia Earhart when she learned to fly—Lola realized her dream.

Six years later, she held an ATPL and a Class I instructor rating. She flew the bush of BC and Northern Ontario on Beech 18S on floats and Piper Chieftains. Working with the Ontario Government, Lola was the first Canadian woman to fly the Twin Otter DHC6/300. Lola was the first female CFI at the Waterloo-Wellington Flight Centre, a Flight Test Examiner, and the recipient of WWFC’s Alumni of Distinction Award 2020. She is recognized on the Women in Aviation Wall, Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, Sault Sainte Marie.

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AGE GROUP: | Teens | Seniors | New Adults | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Interests & Lifelong Learning |

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Isabel Turner Branch

Phone: 613-549-8888

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