Canadian charter carrier Flair Airlines has selected software provider AIS’s RAAS aircraft management solution for the management of its 737-400 aircraft. By signing up for RAAS, the British Columbia-based airline will now be covered for the management of technical records. (source MRO Network daily Oct 3/16)

Calm Air

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Trivia note:
Ken Pickford our valued proofreader informated us that Calm Air was named after the founder's first name (Carl Arnold Lawrence Morberg).

Ted Beaudoin tells us that both the hard-cover and soft-cover second edition versions of his latest book - “Pilot of Fortune” - has been launched by the Elm Grove Publishing, San Antonio, Texas. The book was originally published as "Walking on Air." The second edition is fully revised and expanded.

pilot of fortuneThe story of the late dauntless, intrepid and pioneering pilot, Sheldon Luck, the first chief pilot of Canadian Pacific Air Lines.

From barnstormer to bush flyer to airline pilot, wartime ferry pilot and airborne firefighter, no job was too big, too small or too hazardous for William Floyd Sheldon Luck earning him a niche in Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame in Wetaskiwin, Alberta. You can view his listing by clicking here.


He ferried Gold Rush miners to distant claims in the Yukon, then carried hookers to visit the miners, often in outrageous weather conditions and to locations so remote that they have never been mapped or even named. He delivered unarmed aircraft across the Atlantic in World War II and carried top secret messages across occupied France for Winston Churchill. He blazed a trail of routes over Northwest Canada and later helped establish a chain of early warning radar stations across the Arctic Circle. His amazing aviation career spanned more than fifty years, yet few today are familiar with his name.

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