ninety nine emblemEmily Crombez, the first Canadian female pilot to crew the CL-415 to fight forest fires says, "Firefighting involves scooping up many loads of water and dropping them in a specified fire target area, while often encountering updrafts, turbulence and smoke.

You are heavy and slow, performing steep maneuvers, exercises you are usually taught to avoid."

tmb emily crombezThe Emily Crombez stamp was launched on June 19, 2020 at the Tillsonburg Airport, the anniversary of Emily's first solo on floats.

Click the image to open and view the YouTube video of the launch ceremony.


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