C-FWZZ
PA-23-250-C
SN: 27-3935

40 years ago

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Took an Air Canada DC-9-30 from YXE (Saskatoon, SK) to YXD (Edmonton, AB Municipal Airport) to pick up good ol’ WZZ from Aero Flying Academy. 5,917 days and over 1,000 hours in the left seat later, had to let her go. June 11th, 1974 = happy day. August 22nd, 1990 = sad day.

Colour choices

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UPDATE The site has yet again been updated with another color scheme. This time, it is based upon the colors chosen for the repaint that was done at Field Aviation in Calgary, AB in 1977. I recently re-themed the C-FWZZ site and used my favourite colours. Blue is for the sky, naturally, where I would … Read more

40 years ago today

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08 August, 1970.  Sometime in the later afternoon. 0:35 in a Piper PA-28-140 ‘Cherokee’ with Vern Forbes, instructor, from Ray’s Flying Service in Saskatoon, SK (YXE). My career in aviation had commenced. As I recall, it was sort of a marginal VFR day, drizzle and lower overcast skies, but we went up anyway. Hey, it … Read more

The end of C-FWZZ

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Ever since finding this information, I have debated whether or not I wanted to share it on this site. As it is such a sad thing, from all perspectives, I had held back. But WZZ was a very big part of my life and her untimely end should be accepted. In a subsequent post I … Read more