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Air Atlantic timetable effective October 30th, 1988 from the collection of Marc Pfitzer.

Air Atlantic was established in 1985 and operated Dash 7 aircraft as an interim solution until delivery of their first Dash 8's.

Air Atlantic functioned as a feeder airline for Canadian Pacific Airlines and later Canadian Airlines International throughout Atlantic Canada and offered limited service from that region to Quebec, Ontario and New England.

tmb air atlantic aircraftSadly, this airline is now listed as defunct. 

(Source: Wikipedia)

Pacific Flying Club has a proud and interesting history.

tmb pacific flying club emblemThe Club was established in 1965 as the Canadian Pacific Airlines Employees Flying Club and later became known as the Pacific Flying Club. Originally located at Vancouver International Airport, we relocated to Boundary Bay Airport in 1985 when ZBB was recommissioned as an airport.

The Club's senior management team has been recognized as leaders in their field. Gretchen Matheson, the Club's Chief Flight Instructor in the 1980’s and early 1990's, was a pioneer among women in Canadian aviation and was awarded the British Columbia Aviation Council's Lifetime Achievement Award in 1992.

tmb pacific flying club aircraftPat Kennedy, past president, also became the second woman to be named Chair of the Air Transport Association of Canada in 2012.

Dick Laidman, former Chief Engineer with the Club, was also a pioneer in aviation having been a former president of Pacific Western Airlines. 

(Source: pacificflying.com)

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