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Major Catherine Blais, the first and only military female test pilot to serve in the Canadian Armed Forces

Cpl Donnie McDonald, AETE

AETE’s Maj Catherine Blais is Canada’s first female military test pilot

March 13, 2018 at 11:06 am

Capt Marie-Michèle Siu Maj Catherine Blais of AETE is the first, and only, military female test pilot in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). Maj Blais is one of more than a hundred pilots hand-picked to work at AETE over the past 50 years. She has flown more than 2,700 hours on 30 different military and civilian aircraft, both fixed wing and rotary wing. These include the CT-114 Tutor, CT-156 Harvard II, CH-146 Griffon, CH-149 CormorantRead More