Pilots take flight as Manitoba’s first female Indigenous medevac team – CTV News

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March 8, 2018

Two Manitoba women teamed up this week to make aviation history.

Captain Robyn Shlachetka, 32, and first officer Raven Beardy, 27, formed what’s believed to be the province’s first female Indigenous medevac team.

Both are hoping to inspire more Indigenous women to become pilots.

Shlachetka has been piloting flights in Manitoba for the past 10 years.

The married mother of four has experience flying charters and freight but now works doing medevac flights for First Nation-owned Missinippi Airways.

Read More: https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/pilots-take-flight-as-manitoba-s-first-female-indigenous-medevac-team-1.3835297

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