Eileen Vollic

“As I sat in the cockpit I felt quite at home, fear never entered my head and when I saw the earth recede as the winged monster roared and soared skyward, and the familiar scenes below became a vast panorama of checker- boarded fields, neatly arranged toy houses, and silvery threads of streams, the pure joy of it, gave me a thrill which is known only to the air-man who wings his way among the fleecy clouds…”

Eileen Vollick, writing about her first flight. March is Women’s History Month! Eileen became the first licensed female pilot in Canada on March 13th, 1928. She was 19 years old at the time. Read more about her story here: https://bit.ly/3aoIi2m

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