The Farnborough International Airshow (FIA), which takes place every two years, wrapped up yesterday in Farnborough, England. Attracting thousands of companies and generating billions of dollars in business, the FIA is considered one of the biggest aviation events in the industry.
In today's Winnipeg Free Press (online edition), one of our Silverwing Ambassadors was profiled as he was chosen as the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Aviation Scholarship.
I hate to do this in the middle of summer, but I am going to use the dreaded "W" word. Our winter 2010-11 sun destinations have been released, which includes the airlines that will be flying you south of the 49th parallel.
A few months ago I blogged about the famous WWII fighting machine - the Avro Lancaster - and its scheduled visit to Winnipeg later this month. That day is now just around the corner, as the plane is set to make an appearance at the Western Canada Aviation Museum (WCAM) starting Friday, July 30 to Monday, August 2.
The answer: Al Lilly. Read more about him and his important contributions to aviation and Canada in the Canadian Air Force article inside.