Another Epic Flight to Launch Hundreds of Others

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Meet our Crew

  • Dave McElroy

    Dave learned to fly in Cranbrook in the heart of the Canadian Rockies and has flown more than 3300 hours in 29 different aircraft types. In 2014 Dave flew a Piper Comanche around the world, raising more than $150,000 for two charities: SickKids Foundation of Toronto and Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance of Perth, Scotland. In 2015 the Royal Aero Club in London awarded him the Norton Griffiths Challenge Trophy. Learn More
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    Steve Drinkwater

    Steve is the publisher at Canadian Aviator Publishing Ltd, publishers of Canadian Aviator and COPA Flight magazines, and serves as editor for the latter. His company also publishes and sells books with Canadian aviation themes online at The Aviator's Bookshelf. As a new partner in Give Hope Wings, Steve is looking forward to funneling his passion for aviation and volunteerism toward raising funds for Hope Air. Learn More
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    Ian Porter

    Ian got his private pilot license at age 19, flying from a small, snow-covered airstrip in Ontario. After relocating to British Columbia, Ian quenched his thirst for adventure travel and flying by piloting Paragliders and Paramotors both in the mountains of British Columbia and in many countries around the world, launching and flying numerous previously un-flown routes. Learn More

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Langley Sportsplex was the title sponsor for the Give Hope Wings – Northwest Expedition. Read the announcement here.

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