Skies September/October 2017 Digital Edition Now Available!

PILOTS WANTED

Canada’s regional airlines are grappling with a flight crew shortage that has them cutting service and parking planes. By James Careless


BUILDING THE BUZZ

The Skyservice sales team ramps up as the Honda Aircraft Company prepares to deliver the first Canadian-registered jet by year’s end. By Lisa Gordon


COMPELLING ECONOMICS

Canadian businessman Brett Wilson discusses the benefits of fractional ownership in a private jet. By Brent Jang


AVIATION AND AEROSPACE IN ABBOTSFORD

For the first time, the Aerospace Defence and Security Expo was held with the annual Canadian Business Aviation Association conference and tradeshow. By Lisa Gordon


AROUND THE WORLD IN 48 DAYS

Helicopter pilots Bob and Steven Dengler circled the globe to mark Canada’s 150th birthday. They brought a lifetime’s worth of memories home with them. By Ben Forrest


SHORT-TERM SOLUTION

PAL Aerospace’s new Force Multiplier aircraft will deliver full interim intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities by the hour. By Chris Thatcher


TAKING THE CHARTER INDUSTRY BY STORM

Just five years old, Quebec’s Chrono Aviation blazes a unique path. By Graham Chandler


A DAY IN THE LIFE

The world of charter and corporate aviation isn’t as glamorous as it may seem, but it’s rarely boring. Here’s a peek behind the curtain. By Ben Forrest


NAVIGATING PROGRESS

Nav Canada is recognized worldwide for overseeing a safe, effective air navigation system covering 18 million square kilometres of Canadian airspace. By Lisa Gordon


CHINOOK FLIES THE CANADIAN FLAG

An RCAF CH-147F Chinook travels across the pond to honour the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. By Jonathan Duke


A FLIGHT INTO YESTERDAY

Come along with test pilot Rob Erdos as he flies the EAA’s legendary Spirit of St. Louis replica from Charles Lindbergh’s wicker seat. By Robert Erdos


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