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The B.C. Aviation Council’s Youth Engagement Committee Blog

Welcome to the BCAC’s Youth Engagement Committee Blog!

This is a place where we will share information about aviation with particular interest to youth. Posts will include career interviews, aviation stories, industry expert advice, and more. If you would like to share something you have written on the BCAC blog as a guest post please contact us today.

 

Passion for aviation
By B.C. Aviation Council / November 21, 2016

Victoria Flying Club Alumni Profile: Lieutenant-Colonel Shawn Williamson

Victoria Flying Club Celebrates 70 Years! Alumni Profile: Lieutenant-Colonel Shawn Williamson Contributed by Ramona Reynolds Lieutenant-Colonel Shawn Williamson of 443...

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Where are they now?
By B.C. Aviation Council / October 25, 2016

Where are they now: Scholarship Winners

Meet Lauren, winner of the “BCAC Airport Committee Airport Ops/Mgt Training Scholarship” - 2014 At a young age Lauren was...

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Where are they now?
By B.C. Aviation Council / October 25, 2016

Where are they now: Scholarship Winners

  Meet Rachel, winner of the “BC Airports Committee Airport Ops/Management Training Scholarship” - 2012 Rachel’s inspiration for a career...

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Where are they now?
By B.C. Aviation Council / October 21, 2016

Where are they now: Scholarship Winners

Meet Rex, winner of the “BC Airport Managers Assn Airport Ops/Management Training” - 2011 Rex fell in love with airplanes...

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Where are they now?
By B.C. Aviation Council / October 20, 2016

Where are they now: Scholarship Winners

  Meet Wenny, winner of  the “Anne & Rudy Bauer Memorial”  in 2014. Wenny’s inspiration was her brother.  Watching her...

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Career Interviews
By B.C. Aviation Council / September 28, 2016

First Officer – Porter Airlines

My advice to student pilots would be to never lose sight of the dream, keep your head up through the difficult learning phases, and be kind to everyone you meet. This is a small industry, and the jerks don’t make it far! Many jobs are landed by word of mouth, so if you’re a hard worker with a good attitude – you’ll do very well for yourself.

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Career Interviews
By B.C. Aviation Council / July 19, 2016

Regional Executive Director – Transport Canada

I think back on my career and all the people that have helped me along the way. There were a lot of people who I engaged with personally in a mentor-mentee relationship....

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Passion for aviation
By B.C. Aviation Council / June 17, 2016

Freakonomics Radio: Why Does Everyone Hate Flying? And Other Questions Only a Pilot Can Answer

This month the very popular Freakonomics Radio sat down with Commercial Airline Pilot Patrick Smith to answer all the questions...

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Career Interviews
By B.C. Aviation Council / June 4, 2016

Team Lead Technical Operations – Kisik Aerial Survey

Favorite thing is flying and being in the aircraft. I also love being able to see a job through from the initial request for a quote all the way to the delivered product. My least favorite would have to be scrapping plans due to weather, but again it’s just the nature of the job

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Career Interviews
By B.C. Aviation Council / June 2, 2016

Airport Manager – Masset Municipal Airport

The amount of responsibility involved with the job. People are often looking towards me for answers and decisions. It hasn’t always been easy, but leading the team at the airport has been such a big part of my growth.

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