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Canadian Xpress® Monthly Challenge
Each month, Canadian Xpress® puts your piloting skills to the test with our monthly challenge. The route and aircraft always vary but a challenge and a lot of fun is guarenteed.

We encourage all Canadian Xpress® pilots no matter what your flying experience to participate. Each month, prizes will be awarded as follows:

• First place:
- Any Download product from:
- 25 bonus hours and the Canadian Xpress® Monthly Challenge Award added to his/her name in the Pilot Roster.
Canadian Xpress® Monthly Challenge Award

• Second place: 15 bonus hours;
• Third place: 10 bonus hours;
• All other participants: 5 bonus hours.

Are you looking for a challenging route to fly? Why not try one of our previous monthly challenges!

TitleAircraftDepartureDestinationDetails
Winter WarmupDH8DCYTZ Toronto IslandCYFJ Mont Tremblant
Bora BoraA748, C208, DHC6NTAA TahitiNTTB Bora Bora
Puddle JumpC208, DHC6, DH8DCYVR VancouverCYYJ Victoria
Niagara Falls TourVarious Helicopters (See PFD)CYSN St. CatharinesCYSN St. Catharines
Canadan 150th Ann. VIIVarious Aircraft (See PFD)CYFC FrederictonCYGK Kingston
Canadan 150th Ann. VIVarious Aircraft (See PFD)CYHZ HalifaxCYFC Fredericton
Canadan 150th Ann. VVarious Aircraft (See PFD)CYFB IqaluitCYHZ Halifax
Canadan 150th Ann. IVVarious Aircraft (See PFD)CYXY WhitehorseCYFB Iqaluit
Canadan 150th Ann. IIIVarious Aircraft (See PFD)CYEG EdmontonCYXY Whitehorse
Canadan 150th Ann. IIVarious Aircraft (See PFD)CYWG WinnipegCYEG Edmonton
Canadan 150th Ann. IVarious Aircraft (See PFD)CYOW OttawaCYWG Winnipeg
Real World Ops IPilots ChoicePilots ChoicePilots Choice
CrosswindsVarious Aircraft (See PFD)EDDL DusseldorfEGBB Birmingham
Staying CurrentSingle Piston AircraftPilot's ChoicePilot's Choice
Off-Shore SupportAny CXA HelicopterKNEW LakefrontKNEW Lakefront
The Daily GrindSee PDFCYYZ TorontoKATL Atlanta
Dangerous Airports XIVSee PDFVNKT KathmanduVNLK Lukla
Dangerous Airports XIIISee PDFRPLL Ninoy AuquinoVHHX Kai Tak
Dangerous Airports XIIBoeing 757-200FLPPT LisbonLPMA Madeira
Dangerous Airports XICessna C172, C185, Maule21W Ranger CreekS16 Copalis State
Dangerous Airports XAirbus A320 or Boeing 739KMIA MiamiMHTG Toncontin
Dangerous Airports IXCessna C208LFML MarseilleLFLJ Couchevel
Dangerous Airports VIIISee PDFZUUU ChengduZUBD Qandi-Bangda
Dangerous Airports VI & VIIDeHavilland Dash 6-Q300TNCM-TNCSTNCS-TFFJ-TNCM
Dangerous Airports VBombardier CRJ-700 or Dash 8VGZR ZiaVQPR Paro
Dangerous Airports IVVarious Aircraft (See PFD)EGPO StornowayEGPR Barra
Dangerous Airports IIIBoeing C-17 or Lockheed C-130CYYT St. JohnsBGBW Narsarsuaq
Dangerous Airports IIVarious Aircraft (See PDF)KTEX TellurideKASE Aspen
World Tour Leg XIIBoeing C-17 Globemaster IIIEHRD RotterdamESGG Goteborg Landvetter
World Tour Leg XIBoeing C-17 Globemaster IIILFRH Lorient SouthEHRD Rotterdam
World Tour Leg XBoeing C-17 Globemaster IIILPPT Lisbon PortelaLFRH Lorient South
World Tour Leg IXBoeing C-17 Globemaster IIIKPVD T. F. GreenLPPT Lisbon Portela
World Tour Leg VIIIBoeing C-17 Globemaster IIISBNF Ministro VictorKPVD T. F. Green
World Tour Leg VIIBoeing C-17 Globemaster IIINZAA - AucklandSBNF Ministro Victor Konder
World Tour Leg VIBoeing C-17 Globemaster IIIZJSY - SanyaNZAA - Auckland
World Tour Leg VBoeing C-17 Globemaster IIIOMAA - Abu DhabiZJSY - Sanya
World Tour Leg IVBoeing C-17 Globemaster IIIFACT - Cape TownOMAA - Abu Dhabi
World Tour Leg IIIBoeing C-17 Globemaster IIILEAL - AlicanteFACT - Cape Town
World Tour Leg IIBoeing C-17 Globemaster IIIKLGB - Long BeachLEAL - Alicante
World Tour Leg IBoeing C-17 Globemaster IIICYUL - MontréalKLGB - Long Beach
Montréal Bull's EyeAny CXA AircraftPilot's ChoiceCYUL - Montréal
Dangerous Airports IBombardier Dash 8-Q300CYUL - MontrealCYTZ - Toronto City Center
Haleakala ObservatoryPilatus PC12PHKOPHOG
Easter Egg HuntAny single piston aircraft PHTOPHKO
Diamonds Are ForeverDeHavilland DHC7 or Hawker HS748CYZF-CYOACYOA-CYZF
Olympic Spirit Part IIAirbus A320-200CYYC-KSLCKSLC-CYVR
Olympic Spirit Part IBell 430 & Airbus A320KPLK - Lake PlacidCYYC - Calgary
Sunwing DirectBoeing 737-900CYFC - FrederictionMUVR - Veradero
Paradise Kiwi StyleVarious Passenger AircraftNZAA - AucklandNZQM - Queenstown
America's CupAerospatiale ConcordeKSFO - San FranciscoNZAA - Auckland
Search & RescueHawker HS.748 & BAe JetStream 41L06 - Furnace CreekKTVL - Lake Tahoe Valley
Aviation HistoryOnly Aircraft in Current RankCYZD - DownsviewKBFI - Boeing Field
Corporate GolfVariousVariousCFH4 - Fox Harbour
Heli SkiingBell 205 HelicopterCYDP - Blue RiverCYDP - Blue River
Spring Break 2013Boeing 737-900 or Airbus A320-200CYUL - MontréalKMCO - Orlando
Out of the OrdinaryOnly Aircraft in Current RankCYYZ - TorontoCYHZ - Halifax
Algonquin ParkDeHavilland Dash 6-Q300CYOW - OttawaCYOW - Ottawa
Business TravelerAerospatiale ATR 72-500CYTZ - Tor. City CenterKEWR or KMDW
Tactical Air DropLockheed C-130 HerculesCYTR - TrentonCYTR - Trenton
Instrument Flight RulesVarious Passenger AircraftKDAB - Daytona BeachKEYW - Key West
Milk RunVarious Cargo AircraftKLAX - Los AngelesCYYZ - Toronto
California DreamingVarious Passenger AircraftSee PDFSee PDF
EnduranceDeHavilland Dash 6-Q300CYPK - Pitt MeadowsPilot Choice
Mining OperationsBoeing 737-200FCYEG-CYWOCYWO-CYZF
Spring CleaningVarious Passenger AircraftKTEB-KMVY-KTEBKTEB-KACK-KTEB
Pole to PoleVarious Cargo AircraftCYLT - AlertNZWD - McMurdo Station
River RunC-130 Hercules or Hawker 748CYVR - VancouverCYWL - Williams Lake
Ferry FlightsVarious Cargo AircraftCYHZ - HalifaxCYYT - Saint Johns
Coast to CoastVarious Prop / Turbo Prop AircraftSee PDFSee See PDF
$100 HamburgerCirrus SR-20CNU4 - BellevilleCYTZ - Toronto City Center
Grand Canyon RunLockeed C-130 HerculesKLAS - McCarran IntlKPGA - Page Muni
It's All About V/SBombardier CRJ-700CYXU - LondonCYFC - Fredericton
Maintenance FlightBell 430 HelicopterCYYY - Mont JoliHaut-Fond Prince Lighthouse
Snowbird ExpressBoeing 777-200LRCYYZ - TorontoKMIA - Miami
Wine TourDeHavilland Dash 7-Q101KCLE - CYPTCYPT - CYSN
Mountain RidersLockeed C-130 HerculesCYGK - Kingston1A5 - Franklin
Sky DiversDeHavilland Dash 6-Q300CYTA - PembrookeCNU4 - Belleville
Global ChallengeAerospatiale ConcordeSee Pilots ForumSee Pilots Forum
Test FlightAerospatiale ConcordeKLAX - Los AngelesPHNL - Honolulu
Air TaxiDeHavilland Dash 6-Q300FCYHC - CAC8CAC8 - CYWH
ResupplyDeHavilland Dash 7-Q101CYXU - LondonCYPT - Pelee Island
Olympic SpiritBell 430 HelicopterCYVR - VancouverCBE9 - Whistler
Fun in the SunPilatus PC-12TNCM-TFFJ-SABASABA-TNCM
Arctic RunDash 7-Q101 & Boeing 757-200CYHZ-CSTF-CYHZCYHZ-CYZF-CYUB
Check RidesCirrus SR-20CSS3 - Les CedresCYFJ - Mont-Tremblant
Canadian Xpress® Challenge Hall of Fame
Congratulations to the winners of our monthly challenges who have definately earned a place in our hall of fame and the associated bragging rights that come with it, for putting their piloting skills to the test and coming out on top.
PilotChallengeDepartureDestinationAircraftScore
Sam Munden (CXA855)October 2017: Bora BoraNTTBNTAAVarious4.02
Steve Horn (CXA915)September 2017: Niagara Falls TourCYVRCYYJVarious-0.70
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)August 2017: Niagara Falls TourCYSNCYSNCXA Helicopters-12.31
Dave Willson (CXA228)July 2017: Canadan 150th Ann. VIIVariousVariousVarious10.42
Eric Dziura (CXA346)June 2017: Canadan 150th Ann. VIVariousVariousVarious16.32
Frank Philippo (CXA807)May 2017: Canadan 150th Ann. VVariousVariousVarious43.83
Frank Philippo (CXA807)Apr. 2017: Canadan 150th Ann. IVVariousVariousVarious8.68
Frank Philippo (CXA807)Mar. 2017: Canadan 150th Ann. IIIVariousVariousVarious25.42
Bill Wheeler (CXA109)Feb. 2017: Canadan 150th Ann. IIVariousVariousVarious9.33
Dave Rittenhouse (CXA555)Jan. 2017: Canadan 150th Ann. IVariousVariousVarious6.10
Steve Horn (CXA915)December 2016: Real World Ops IVariousVariousVarious23.43
Michel Bolduc (CXA916)November 2016: CrosswindsEDDLEGBBVarious2.27
Frank Phlippo (CXA807)October 2016: Staying CurrentVariousVariousSingle Piston Aircraft-8.06
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)September 2016: Off-Shore SupportKNEWKNEWAny CXA Helicopter3.91
Peter Chang (CXA880)August 2016: The Daily GrindCYYZKATLAircraft of your Rank-10.55
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)July 2016: Dangerous Apts XIVVNKTVNLKDHC6, PC12 & UH1-11.01
Todd Malek (CXA557)June 2016: Dangerous Apts XIIILPPTLPMAAircraft of your Rank-3.48
Stephen Prendergast (CXA839)May 2016: Dangerous Apts XIIRPLLVHHXBoeing 757-200F68.33
Alain Cottrill (CXA651)April 2016: Dangerous Apts XI21WS16Cessna C185 or Maul M-7-10.38
Todd Malek (CXA557)March 2016: Dangerous Apts XKMIAMHTGAirbus A320 or Boeing 739-5.07
Brian Smart (CXA678)February 2016: Dangerous Apts IXLFMLLFLJCessna C208 Grand Caravan-11.35
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)January 2016: Dangerous Apts VIIIZUUUZUBDVarious0.89
Todd Malek (CXA557)Dec. 2015: Dangerous Apts VI & VIITNCM-TNCS-TFFJTFFJ-TNCMDeHavilland Dash 6-Q30012.80
Stephen Field (CXA369)Nov. 2015: Dangerous Airports VVGZRVQPRBombardier CRJ7 or DH8D25.59
Michel Bolduc (CXA916)Oct. 2015: Dangerous Airports IVEGPOEGPRC208, DHC6 & M7-4.92
Brandon Card (CXA426)Sept. 2015: Dangerous Airports IIICYYTBGBWLockheed C130 or Boeing C17-3.31
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)August 2015: Dangerous Airports IIKTEXKASEVarious-11.04
Stephen Prendergast (CXA839)July 2015: World Tour Leg XIIEHRDESGGBoeing C17 GlobeMaster III3.84
Brendan McCoy (CXA222)June 2015: World Tour Leg XILFRHEHRDBoeing C17 GlobeMaster III26.74
Gregor Starasinic (CXA752)May 2015: World Tour Leg XLPPTLFRHBoeing C17 GlobeMaster III40.01
Gregor Starasinic (CXA752)April 2015: World Tour Leg IXKPVDLPPTBoeing C17 GlobeMaster III27.92
Gregor Starasinic (CXA752)March 2015: World Tour Leg VIIISBNFKPVDBoeing C17 GlobeMaster III26.40
Dave Rittenhouse (CXA555)February 2015: World Tour Leg VIINZAASBNFBoeing C17 GlobeMaster III17.87
Gregor Starasinic (CXA752)January 2015: World Tour Leg VIZJSYNZAABoeing C17 GlobeMaster III54.42
Ethan Fortier (CXA259)December 2014: World Tour Leg VOMAAZJSYBoeing C17 GlobeMaster III-1.56
Stephen Prendergast (CXA839)November 2014: World Tour Leg IVFACTOMAABoeing C17 GlobeMaster III26.77
Gregor Starasinic (CXA752)October 2014: World Tour Leg IIILEALFACTBoeing C17 GlobeMaster III40.43
Gregor Starasinic (CXA752)September 2014: World Tour Leg IIKLGBLEALBoeing C17 GlobeMaster III97.53
Gregor Starasinic (CXA752)August 2014: World Tour Leg ICYULKLGBBoeing C17 GlobeMaster III-8.53
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)July 2014: Montreal Bull's EyePilots ChoiceCYULPilots Choice-12.15
Ryan Lawrence (CXA731)June 2014: Dangerous Airports ICYULCYTZBombardier Dash 8-Q40012.14
Brandon Card (CXA426)May 2014: Haleakala ObservatoryPHKOPHOGPilatus PC12-10.15
Munroe Mayhew (CXA898)April 2014: Easter Egg HuntPHTOPHKOAny Piston Aircraft-13.40
Ryan Sernoskie (CXA760)March 2014: Diamonds Are ForeverCYZF-CYOACYOA-CYZFDeHaviland Dash 7-12.01
Gregor Starasinic (CXA752)February 2014: Olympic Spirit IICYYC-KSLCKSLC-CYVRAirbus A320-8.57
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)January 2014: Olympic Spirit IKLKPCYYCBell 430 & Airbus A320-5.52
Matt Gaboriault (CXA729)December 2013: Sunwing DirectCYFCMUVRBoeing 737-900-10.54
Munroe Mayhew (CXA898)November 2013: Paradise Kiwi StyleNZAANZQMVarious-11.76
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)October 2013: America's CupKSFONZAAConcorde83.68
John Gniewkowski (CXA801)September 2013: Search & RescueL06KTVLA748 or JS41-13.11
Matt Gaboriault (CXA729)Summer 2013: Aviation HistoryVariousVariousPilot Rank-88.28
Burton Dykeman (CXA110May 2013: Corporate GolfVariousCFH4Various-22.52
Burton Dykeman (CXA110April 2013: Heli SkiingCYPDCYPDBell 205 Helicopter-11.71
Steven Haworth (CXA509March 2013: Spring Break 2013CYYZKMCOAirbus A320 or Boeing 739-1.33
Steven Haworth (CXA509)February 2013: Out of the OrdinaryCYYZCYHZYour Rank3.34
David Vollant (CXA781)January 2013: Algonquin ParkCYOWCYOWDash 6-Q300266.56
Steven Haworth (CXA509)December 2012: Business TravelerCYTZ-KMDWCYTZ-KEWRATR 72-500-3.21
Wayne Welch (CXA619)November 2012: Tactical Air DropCYTRCYTRLockeed C-13043.94
Willie Pretorius (CXA894)October 2012: Inst. Flight RulesKDABKEYWVarious4.05
Loyd Allen (CXA410)September 2012: Milk RunKLAXCYYZVarious Cargo21.60
Claude Joannette (CXA924)Summer 2012: California DreamingVariousVariousVarious1871.90
Brian Smart (CXA678)May 2012: EnduranceCYPKPilot ChoiceDash 6-Q3007.01
Bill Wheeler (CXA109)April 2012: Mining OperationsCYEG-CYWOCYWO-CYZFBoeing 737-200F41.85
Duke Gardner (CXA548)March 2012: Spring CleaningKTEB-KMVYKTEB-KACKVarious103.59
Dean Wheeler (CXA101)Winter 2011: Pole to PoleCYLTNZWDVarious18.41
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)November 2011: River RunCYVR-CYHECYKA-CYWLVarious49.16
Claude Joannette (CXA924)October 2011: Ferry FlightsCYHZCYYTVarious12.07
James Sheives (CXA554)Summer 2011: Coast to CoastCYAZCST5VariousV/S: -112.26
Wayne Welch (CXA619)April 2011: $100 HamburgerCNU4CYTZCirrus SR-20$25.48
Richard Souaid (CXA844)March 2011: Grand Canyon RunKLASKPGALockheed C-130$18,847.57
Ron Lefebvre (CXA244)February 2011: It's All About V/SCYXUCYFCBombardier CRJ-700V/S: -105
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)January 2011: Maintenance FlightCYYYCYYYBell 430 Helicopter$2,667.93
Joe Roberts (CXA100)Dec. 2010: Snowbird Express (FSX)CYYZKMIABoeing 777-200LR$22,406.47
Tim Murphy (CXA550)Dec. 2010: Snowbird Express (FS9)CYYZKMIABoeing 777-200LR$39,548.00
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)November 2010: Wine TourKCLE-CYPTCYPT-CYSNDash 7-Q101$10,901.41
Jonathan Bleeker (CXA138)October 2010: Mountain RidersCYGK1A5Lockheed C-130-$12,206.43
Terry Hahn (CXA745)September 2010: Sky DiversCYTACNU4Dash 6-Q300-$1,290.56
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)Summer 2010: Global ChallengeCYULCYYZConcorde$349,269.13
Bill Wheeler (CXA109)May 2010: Test Flight (FS9)KLAXPHNLConcorde-$167,009.07
Terry Hahn (CXA745)May 2010: Test Flight (FSX)KLAXPHNLConcorde-$123,645.14
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)April 2010: Air TaxiCYHCCYWHDash 6-Q300F$6,928.44
Jonathan Bleeker (CXA138)March 2010: ResupplyCYXUCYPTDash 7-Q101$40,609.88
Burton Dykeman (CXA110)February 2010: Olymic SpiritCYVRCBE9Bell 430 Helicopter$6,322.92
Jonathan Bleeker (CXA138)Janauary 2010: Fun in the SunTNCM-TJJFSABA-TNCMPilatus PC-12$11,518.21
Paul Harmsworth (CXA113)Winter 2009: Arctic FunCYHZCYUBDash 7/B757-200$26,345.48
Jonathan Bleeker (CXA138)Fall 2009: Check RidesCSS3CYYTCirrus SR-20$1,492.10
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