Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame (CAHF) will induct four at its 2010 annual dinner in Vancouver, B.C., June 10.
The 2010 inductees are former Chief Astronaut Julie Payette, a pilot, engineer, and musician who has logged more than 1,200 hours flying and 25 days in space; flight instructor Vi Milstead Warren, inductees 2Canada’s first female bush pilot; World War I fighter pilot Redford Henry “Red” Mulock, who was recognized for his combat flying with a Distinguished Service Order and as a Companion of the British Empire who rose to the rank of RCAF Reserve Air Commodore; and northern bush pilot Willy Laserich, who flew more than 3,000 medevac flights and 100 search and rescue missions.
Since its establishment in 1973, 196 individuals have been honored for their achievements in advancing Canadian aviation and space endeavors. All inductees have played integral roles in Canada’s aviation history. These four honorees bring the total to 200.
Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame is located in the hangar at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, south of Edmonton. Founded in 1973, members have come from all across Canada and have led extraordinary lives as military and civilian pilots, doctors, scientists, inventors, aeronautical engineers and administrators.
For more information: 780-361-1351 or CAHF.ca