Marcia June HREMEVIUC
Also known as: née Smith
Born: 30 April 1950
Died: 18 January 2017Special Achievements:
1985 - First woman in Australia to be certified as a trainer for helicopter pilots.
2012 - Received 10,000 hours badge from Australian Women Pilots’ Association.
Arrived in Alice Springs in the late 1980s and by 1988 was chief pilot for Central Australian Helicopters, of note in such a male-dominated industry. Piloted the helicopter involved in a challenging flood rescue in the Todd River in 1988. Listed as a woman of note in Northern Territory social and cultural history.
Pye, Thelma with Cavenagh, Neva and Dehn, Carol. (2017, March, No. 258). VALE Marcia Hremeviuc (nee Smith). Airnews, 41.
(1988, February). Australia. Magazine of the International Women Pilots, page unknown.
Burdekin, Sue. (1985, September). First Australian Woman Gains Helicopter Instructor Rating. magazine unknown, page unknown.
Copy of an article found in Molly Clark’s folder. No source, info. “MARCIA HREMEVUIC – Wocking in the Wildflowers.”
Tan, Jeff and Johnston, Andrea. Public servant killed in crash was aviator. NT News. January 31, 2017:5.