Photo by Mike Luedey

Silver Wings Awards

At its annual Silver Wings Awards event, the BC Aviation Council honors industry colleagues and awards scholarships to students studying aviation. We invite you to SAVE THE DATE of October 25, 2017 to attend this gala celebration with other aviation industry leaders and influencers. The evening includes an awards ceremony, fine food, entertainment, silent auction, and networking opportunities.

Awarded in 2016:

Entrepreneur of the Year in Aviation
Ken Norie, President & CEO, Vancouver Island Helicopters (VIH)

BCAC Environmental Award in Aviation
Prince Rupert Airport

Back and Bevington Air Safety Trophy
Darlene George and Simon Dennis, Nav Canada, Victoria Tower

Robert S. Day Trophy
Villi Douglas, Port Hardy Airport

Wm Templeton Trophy
Port McNeill Airport

Lifetime Achievement in Aviation
Terry Jones, Operations Manager, Advantage Helicopters

Lifetime Achievement in Aviation
Danny Sitnam, President, Helijet International Inc.

 


Scholarships for 2016:

  • Ernie Alexander Memorial $2,000 — Jonathan Bloomquist, Pacific Flying Club
  • Al Michaud Memorial $1,000 — Amanda Boettcher, Coastal Pacific Aviation
  • Anne & Rudy Bauer Memorial, $1,000 — Tyler Smith, Coastal Pacific Aviation
  • Barry & Jim AME Graduate, $3,000 — Stephen Forsyth, BCIT
  • BCAC Airports Ops/Mgt Training, $1,000 — Max Ellwood, BCIT
  • BCAC Career Training, $1,000 — Paawan Miglani, Air Cadets – Okanagan College
  • BCAC Flight Instructor Training, $1,000 — Adnan Valdes, Pacific Flying Club
  • Mary Swain Memorial, $1,000 — Fanny Leroy, Squamish
  • Wm Templeton Airport Ops/Mgt Training, $1,000 — Bryan Lim, BCIT
  • Michelle Ward Memorial, $2,000 — Nathan Goebel, Victoria Flying Club
  • Conair Group Commercial Aviation Training, $3,000 — Nicholas Sutherby, Pacific Flying Club
  • Mark Duncan AME Scholarship, $1,500 — Jagdeep Sandhu, University of Fraser Valley
  • Anderson Family Flight Training Scholarship, $5,000 – Kurtis Scott, Pacific Flying Club


BC Aviation Council Photo Gallery

The BC Aviation Council has an online photo gallery with photos from past Silver Wings Awards events. Please feel free to view our photo gallery through the link below.

BC Aviation Council Photo Gallery 


Thank you to our 2017 Silver Wings Awards Sponsors to date:

PRESENTING SPONSOR

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CAPTAIN LEVEL – $5,000

 

FIRST OFFICER LEVEL – $2,500

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NAVIGATOR LEVEL – $1,250

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MARSHALLER / ENGINEER – $500

 

OTHERS

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