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.

Awards for 2017:

Entrepreneur of the Year in Aviation
Craig Murray, Nimmo Bay Resort

BCAC Environmental Trophy
Masset Regional Airport

Back and Bevington Air Safety Trophy
Cathy Press, Chinook Helicopters

Robert S. Day Trophy
Teara Fraser, Iskwew Air Inc.

Wm Templeton Trophy
Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

Lifetime Achievement in Aviation
Terry Rea, YVR Tower, Nav Canada 

 


Scholarships for 2017:

  • Anderson Family Flight Training Scholarship, $5,000 – Derek Strangway, Pacific Flying Club
  • Ernie Alexander Memorial $2,000 — Matthew Lum, BCIT Aerospace
  • Al Michaud Memorial $1,000 — Kieran Lapointe, Pacific Flying Club
  • Anne & Rudy Bauer Memorial, $1,000 — Nadia Scott, Victoria Flying Club
  • Barry & Jim AME Graduate, $3,000 — Sean Peterson, BCIT Aerospace
  • BCAC Airports Ops/Mgt Training, $2,000 each — Jason Tran and Jaskaran Sidhu, BCIT Aerospace
  • BCAC Career Training, $1,000 — Dylan Reid, Pacific Flying Club
  • BCAC Flight Instructor Training, $1,000 — Paawan Miglani, Southern Interior Flight Center
  • Conair Group Commercial Aviation Training, $3,000 — Edward Harry, Chinook Helicopters
  • Harbour Air Advanced Float Plane Endorsement (50hrs) — Natasha Shoebridge, Victoria Flying Club
  • Helijet IFR Training (Rotary), $3,500 — Rowland Stanley, Chinook Helicopters
  • Mary Swain Memorial, $1,000 — Brenna Short, BCIT Aerospace
  • Michelle Ward Memorial, $2,000 — Owen Titerle, Coastal Pacific Aviation
  • Wm Templeton Airport Ops/Mgt Training, $1,000 — Sina Tajbakhsh, BCIT Aerospace

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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