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Bob Engle pioneered scheduled flight service across the North. Photo courtesy Roxy Engle
Bob Engle and NWT Air connect the dots
August 2016
Dawn Bartsch made her career in the Yukon. Photo courtesy Dawn Bartsch
How Dawn Bartsch proved 'em all wrong
August 2016
Weldy Phipps pioneered tourism expeditions to the North Pole. Photo by Erik Charlton, (Flying to North Pole) [CC BY 2.0]
Weldy Phipps’s madcap tourism package
August 2016
The Fairchild FC-2 Razorback. Photo courtesy Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada
Northern aviation buffs are saving a rare, abandoned bushplane from oblivion
August 2016
The Bolkhovitinov DB-A, a Soviet long-range bomber prototype, disappeared in 1937 in an experimental flight over the North Pole from Moscow to the United States. Photo: Public Domain
Enduring mysteries of the Northern skies, from missing people to missing planes
August 2016
Airmail went a long way in proving that airplanes were a quick and dependable means of delivering goods. NWT Archives/Archibald Fleming Fonds/N-1979-050: 0281
Heroes turned mail-boys turned heroes once more
August 2016
Photo by Jason Pineau
This month: The story of Arctic aviation through the decades
August 2016
Pipsi, char traditionally dried (not smoked) in the sun, is rich in protein. Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here
A white explorer dives into the all-meat diet, 100 years before the 'Paleo' diet was a thing
June 2016
Plans from Clarence Birdseye's 1930 patent for quick-frozen fish. (Public Domain)
How the Inuit inspired the freezer, and a new era of food preservation
June 2016
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here
Chewing the fat with Dene elder, raconteur and renaissance man, Joe Mackenzie
June 2016