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Capt Jaclyn Swain poses in front of a CT-156 Harvard II while suited up in her roller derby uniform for a Moose Jaw team called the Damebusters.
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A strong work ethic and a good attitude

November 17, 2020 at 12:29 pm

Influential Women in Aviation at 4 Wing Joy Smith, Reporter Capt Jaclyn Swain entered the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in 2012 and her drive to always do better showed early in her career when she finished Basic Training as “Top Female Athlete” of her platoon. Swain credits a strong work ethic and a good attitude, her passion for aviation and a desire to keep learning as part of her formula for success so far. “IRead More

“A day is not wasted if you learn something new”

November 10, 2020 at 12:58 pm

Influential Women in Aviation at 4 Wing Joy Smith, Reporter MWO Patricia (Pat) Schwindt has been a reservist for over 30 years. She joined the Primary Reserve – 11 Medical Company – in Victoria, BC in 1985 after not being able to find work in the civilian world. In 1987, she transferred to the Primary Reserves (air) – 17 Air Reserve Flight in Winnipeg. In 1988 Schwindt was given the opportunity to deploy to OpRead More

The Royal Canadian Air Force is on the leading edge of the employment of women in the aviation field, with women such as (left to right) Captain Carly Cake (pilot), Captain Chelsey Llewellyn (pilot), Sergeant Tanya Carr (airborne electronic sensor operator) and Captain Darlene Sych (air combat systems officer) continue to lead the way for Canada and her Allies.
Photo: Heath Moffatt Photography

Celebrating women in aviation

October 6, 2020 at 8:37 pm

The Canadian Armed Forces are a world leader in gender integration and the employment of women in all occupations. In October, the RCAF celebrates Women’s History Month and the participation of women in the field of aviation. Lieutenant James Carruthers In 1974, six years before the job of Canadian Armed Forces pilot was opened to women, Major Wendy Clay got her wings. Major Clay, who would go on to earn the rank of major-general, wasRead More

The Royal Canadian Air Force is on the leading edge of the employment of women in the aviation field, with women such as (left to right) Captain Carly Cake (pilot), Captain Chelsey Llewellyn (pilot), Sergeant Tanya Carr (airborne electronic sensor operator) and Captain Darlene Sych (air combat systems officer) continue to lead the way for Canada and her Allies. 
Photo: © Heath Moffatt Photography, used with permission

Celebrating women in aviation

February 26, 2019 at 2:16 pm

Original print date March 8, 2016 James Carruthers In 1974, six years before the job of Canadian Armed Forces pilot was opened to women, Major Wendy Clay got her wings. Major Clay, who would go on to earn the rank of major-general, was a doctor in Canada’s military. She undertook the pilot training to have a better understanding of the medical needs of pilots and other aircrew. She held the title as Canada’s only qualifiedRead More