June 9, 1989 – First female cf-18 fighter pilots

June 9, 1989 – First female cf-18 fighter pilots

On June 9, 1989, Canada’s first female fighter pilots, Jane Foster and Deanna Brasseur, are cleared for combat. On this day they graduated from the special CF-18 training program in Cold Lake, Alberta, making them the first two female CF-18 fighter pilots in the world.

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