Girls Take Flight

Girls Take Flight Aviation and Aerospace Expo

This event is generally held each spring, and this year’s event was a huge success, with almost 1,300 people attending, including 200 volunteers and exhibit staff.

Everyone Is Welcome!

  • Admission is free
  • Aviation activities
    • Talk like a pilot, using the phonetic alphabet
    • Learn about airport operations and aircraft procedures
  • Get information about Aviation and Aerospace Careers
    • Commercial pilot
    • Air traffic control
    • Aircraft maintenance and repair
    • Aerospace engineering
    • Military aviation
    • Joining the Air Cadets
  • Interact with women of aviation, present and future
    • Airline Pilots
    • General Aviation Pilots
    • Aerospace Engineers
    • Aviation Mechanics
    • Air Traffic Controllers
    • Royal Canadian Air Force Officers
    • Air Cadets
  • Get up close and personal with some cool aircraft on static display    Click for details
    • Porter De Haviland DHC-8 Q400
    • Jazz Bombardier CRJ200
    • ORNGE AgustaWestland AW139 medical helicopter
    • Durham Regional Police Bell JetRanger helicopter
    • Antonov An-2 biplane
    • Mitsubishi MU-2B twin turboprop
    • Pitts S2 aerobatic biplane
    • Ultralight trike (weather permitting)
  • Look at a Fire Truck and talk with Fire Fighters
  • Browse aviation industry displays and exhibits

Discovery Flights – Registration Required

Take a FREE Discovery Flight in a general aviation aircraft:

  • Masks will be required inside aircraft
  • For girls and women, aged 8 and older
  • Only for those who have never, ever flown in a small aircraft before
  • Signed liability waiver is required
  • Must register on-line in advance to fly


Apr 29 2023


10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Durham Flight Centre / Enterprise Airlines
1190 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa ON

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