Podcast #29: Buffalo Airways

Buffalo Airways is not your typical airline. Based in Yellowknife, Canada, Buffalo Airways operates an incredible variety of World War II-era aircraft including the Douglas DC3 and Lockheed Electra in some of the world’s harshest flying conditions. It’s no wonder Buffalo Airways was the subject of the popular television show Ice Pilots NWT.

In Episode 29 of the AFF on AIR podcast, Matt sits down with Buffalo Airways pilot Viktor Babcan in Toulouse, France to talk aboot flying in Canada’s remote north where the temperature regularly drops below minus 40 degrees.

Toulouse also happens to be the home of Airbus, and it’s where Airbus currently manufactures the A380… at least, until the orders dry up and production ends for good in June of this year. In this episode, you’ll also hear about the Airbus factory tours and why it’s the end of the line for the Airbus A380.

Listen now to AFF on AIR Episode 29: “Buffalo Airways”

You can also view the episode notes. If you’d like to discuss this episode, ask Matt a question or suggest a topic for a future episode, you can join the discussion on the AFF on Air Discussion thread.

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Matt Graham
The editor of Australian Frequent Flyer, Matt's passion for travel has taken him to over 60 countries… with the help of frequent flyer points, of course!
Matt's favourite destinations (so far) are Germany, Brazil, New Zealand & Kazakhstan. His interests include economics, aviation & foreign languages, and he has a soft spot for good food and red wine.

You can contact Matt at editor@australianfrequentflyer.com.au

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