October 15, 2019 - Canadian Xpress October 2019 Fly-In - Northern Lights An aurora sometimes referred to as polar lights, northern lights (aurora borealis), southern lights (aurora australis), is a natural light display in the Earth's sky, predominantly seen in the high-latitude regions around the Arctic and Antarctic.

Auroras are the result of disturbances in the magnetosphere caused by solar wind. These disturbances are sometimes strong enough to alter the trajectories of charged particles in both solar wind and magnetospheric plasma. These particles, mainly electrons and protons, precipitate into the upper atmosphere (thermosphere/exosphere). More

October 14, 2019 - Canadian Xpress October/November 2019 Challenge - Outpost Resupply For October/November Challenge, we will be using some of our off strip capable aircraft and head the small remote island of Norway, Jan Mayen.

This month you have 2 options. You may either fly from Egilsstadir Iceland to Jan Mayen with supplies or fly the return trip from Jan Mayen to Egilsstadir with unrequired equipment and personal. You do not have to fly both legs or fly the same route a second time if trying to better your score. More

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