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As the Crow Flies - Woman pilot

Taking Flight: In Conversation with a Young Female Pilot from As the Crow Flies


As the Crow Flies provides a rare insider’s glimpse into the Royal Canadian Air Cadets’ intensive seven-week flight training camp. Filmmaker Tess Girard sat down with one of the female subjects to discuss life before, during and after the film.


Tess Takes Off: As the Crow Flies


At the age of 17, Tess Girard learned to fly. It was the summer of 2000 and she was among a group of young people who received intensive pilot training with the Royal Canadian Air Cadets. “It was one of the most demanding things I’ve ever done — and it was magic,” she remembers. “Later