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Arctic & Northern Aviation

by Murray Lundberg

    Aviation is extremely important in the North, much more so than it is in most other areas. With vast distances to cover, and with some communities having either no road access or only seasonal access, aircraft make life much easier. It's also very important in my own life - I discovered the Yukon on a wander around the North in 1985 in my own little Cessna 172, at a time when I held a commercial multi-engine pilot's licence (that's "Whiskey Delta Mike" and I in the photo to the right). As a result, there are many aviation-related pages on ExploreNorth.

    On the pages that are linked below, the ones noted as "Aircraft" pages consist of portraits of individual aircraft, while the "Aviation" ones either feature multiple aircraft, or other related subjects such as airports and various activities in and around airports.