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How the United States military founded Nunavut’s capital
September 2016
Wop May during the hunt for the Mad Trapper, in 1932. Public Domain
From the Red Baron to the Mad Trapper
September 2016
Playing Santa on the Distant Early Warning Line
September 2016
Fred Carmichael's flying career has spanned seven decades. Photo courtesy Fred Carmichael
How the North's first aboriginal pilot got his wings
September 2016
Roald Amundsen. Photo - Preus Museum/Paul Berge
How the North’s greatest explorer escaped death at the pole
September 2016
Lost? Never. Punch Dickins would just land, make a cup of tea and get his bearings. NWT Archives/Wop May Fonds/N-1992-213: 0188
This WWII ace would become a man of many firsts
September 2016
The world’s most famous pilot flies into the North. Photo - Library and Archives Canada
Charles and his wife fly circles around the North
September 2016
The 1928 Arctic pilot edition
September 2016
When you could get a loan on an airplane
August 2016
The original clubhouse of the Yellowknife Golf Club: the fuselage of a downed DC-3. Derek Bodington/Outcrop.
The Yellowknife Golf Club’s strange relationship with airplanes
August 2016