From Alex Strachan of Canwest:
- Arctic flying not for faint of heart: Ice Pilots NWT showcases North’s daring flyers.
“The story may be apocryphal, but that doesn’t stop the devil-may-care Buffalo Airways ice pilots in Hay River, N.W.T., from repeating it. Airline founder Joe McBryan, or “Buffalo Joe” as he’s better known, was flying a planeload of out-of-control hockey players, so the story goes. They wouldn’t settle down â€“ any NHL coach can relate â€“ so Buffalo Joe pointed the nose of the 1940s-era plane skyward and flew it to 14,000 feet, where the boys passed out in the thinner air.” Read more.
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