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Canadian Xpress April Fly-In – Telluride

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Telluride Regional Airport at an elevation of 9,078 feet above sea level, was the highest commercial airport in North America with scheduled passenger flights, until Great Lakes Airlines ended service in 2014.

The runway is on a plateau and still dips slightly in the center, although the dip was more pronounced prior to a renovation in 2009. It can be a challenging but beautiful approach for pilots. During winter months, about 20% of the scheduled commuter airline flights end up diverting to Continue reading

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Canadian Xpress February Fly-In – Paro, Bhutan

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Over the last 5½ years, Canadian Xpress has visited some of the most amazing airports around the world. From time to time, we are going to hold a Throwback event of some of our earlier flights, so those pilots who are new to the flight simulator world can enjoy our past adventures. However these events aren’t simply just a recycle version of old. New flight plans, updated charts and scenery have been added where possible, to show off new add-ons and changes to the airports.

This month we are doing a Throwback event to November of 2012 and revisiting Paro which is the only international airport in Bhutan. The airport is located 4 miles from Paro in a deep valley on the bank of Continue reading

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Canadian Xpress November Fly-In – Remembering Those

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Normally at Canadian Xpress we avoid simulating real world events so that we stay neutral on current events in the world. However, we think this month’s fly-in is a subject that everyone can relate to no matter what your background.

November 11th is Remembrance Day in Canada, the UK and all the commonwealth nations. In the United States it’s called Veterans Day. Regardless of the name, the meaning is the same. It’s a day to Continue reading

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Canadian Xpress May Fly-In – Kamchatka

Kamchatka is a peninsula situated in the Russian Far East. It is situated near two tectonic plates and therefore shows a rather high volcanic activity. The Volcanoes of Kamchatka have been declared a National Park and were recognized as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. Volcanoes are the main attractions of the Kamchatka in which the largest active volcanoes are located on the peninsula – Shiveluch, Klyuchevskoy, Ichinsky, Koryaksky, Avachinsky, Karymsky and Kronotsky.
Canadian Xpress® would like to invite all pilots to join us on Saturday, May 18th at 21h00edt (Sunday 01h00z) for our May 2013 Fly-In where we will depart from Khabarovsk (UHHH), the largest city and the administrative center of Khabarovsk Krai, Russia and fly to Kamchatsky (UHPP).
This is an open invitation to all pilots no matter what Continue reading

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Canadian Xpress January Fly-In: Madeira

Canadian Xpress® would like to invite all pilots & virtual airlines to join us for our January fly-in on Saturday, January 19th at 21h00est (02h00z) where we start the New Year with a fantastic approach in Funchal Madeira!

Departing from Faro (LPFR) we will head south west to beautiful Madeira (LPMA) where hopefully we can expect an approach for runway 05.

This is an open invitation to all pilots no matter what your flying experience to attend this Continue reading

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Canadian Xpress® Announces December Flyin

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Canadian Xpress® would like to invite all pilots to join us on December 19th where we will be celebrating the Holiday season with this special event. Scientists from all over the world go to the extreme north to monitor our planet’s health. This year, we are going to bring them back home for the holidays.  Continue reading

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