The Flying Seven.
It’s a cold misty morning in November 1936. On the tarmac at Vancouver airport sits a motley collection of small aircraft—a couple of Fairchild biplanes, a Golden Eagle, two Fleets, two Gypsy Moths. Standing by them, shivering in the coolness and looking up into the sky, seven women wait.
The first faint trace of light appears in the east and someone says, “Well, let’s start. ”It’ s 6:16 a.m. Canada’s first all-woman ‘dawn to dusk patrol’ has begun".