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UCC President, Stacey Jackson, is an Elsie Award Recipient!

Every year, the Northern Lights Aero Foundation recognizes eight amazing women in the world of aviation and aerospace in Canada through the “Elsie” awards. The award was named after Elsie Gregory MacGill who was an aviation pioneer and human rights advocate.

Our very own UCC President, Stacey Jackson, is the 2020/2021 recipient of an Elsie Award in the Flight Operations Category.

With over 20 years of experience in the aviation industry, Stacey has done mountainous glider and medieval flying and captained a Dash-7 for the UN in the Middle East and Africa. Stacey is a member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI) and is a current aircraft accident investigator with the Air Line Pilots Association, representing the WestJet Airlines, where she operates a B737NG. She is the Canadian representative of the International Federation of Airline Pilot’s Association’s Female Pilot’s Working group, focusing on issues that affect female airline pilots globally.

Congratulations Stacey! This is an amazing achievement and we are all so proud of you!

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