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A family adventure in a Cessna 170a 1951

A family adventure in a Cessna 170a 1951

I’ve spent many hours listening to Joe tell me about his fun trips he had in his Cessna 170, either by himself, with friends, his family or his youngest boy who himself became a pilot. Joe had a life full of adventures, and I always enjoyed his stories. He usually has a humorous way of telling them. For sure these stories inspired me to do the same with my family. I bought a Cessna 150 in 2015, and did one…

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Winter Flying in a Cherokee

Winter Flying in a Cherokee

Some are mesmerized by flying in the Canadian winter. I read that they sort of know because they flew in cold weather too. (- 5 degrees celsius is by no means considered cold around here! By any extent.) The winter 2014-2015 was especially cold with the longer extreme cold strike. We had for like 30+ days in a row of temperature below -30 degrees celsius. If you are living a warm country and wondering how this is, let me tell…

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Vintage Wings Marshalling Training

Vintage Wings Marshalling Training

On Valentine’s Day, Saturday, February 14th, Michel Côté from Vintage Wings Canada warmly welcomed about twenty people into a conference room at the Gatineau Airport Terminal. The room was a bit small for the enthusiastic group who braved the cold weather and snowstorm, but the training was very interesting and that inconvenience was quickly forgotten. Aircraft marshalling is a vital part of all fly-in events and air shows. These men and women in bright orange vests direct aircraft on the…

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