Get an inside look into what it takes to pass a low-level airshow evaluation. Kevin Maher meets up with former Snowbirds Leader and SAC Evaluator, Rob "Scratch" Mitchell, to earn his Statement of Aerobatic Competency and learn some tricks of the trade. Airshow pilots are evaluated every year to ensure they can perform safely in front of crowds. After previously flying a Stearman in airshows, Kevin is transitioning to Trevor Skillen's immaculate Harvard.
The Silver Spitfire received a warm welcome in Kelowna on its way around the world on The Longest Flight. I speak with Steve Brooks, one of the pilots on this intrepid adventure, and the spectators get a high speed goodbye on departure.
Members of the Squamish Flying Club visited the legendary Tsuniah Lake Lodge this summer. You won't find a more welcoming or wonderful place to fly in British Columbia. Abundant fish, gracious hosts, and a stunning backdrop to it all. Put this place on your bucket list, aviators!