Community Papers

Aviation honour for Nelson’s Case Grypma

   - Bob Schmitz photo
— image credit: Bob Schmitz photo

At the orientation and briefing for Airshow Nelson 2014, Tim Cole, Canadian Owners and Pilots Association regional director for BC and Yukon (left), presented Nelson area resident and pilot Case Grypma (right) with an Award of Merit to recognize Gryma’s lifelong contribution to aviation in this community.

This award also represents the importance of local aviation, and airports like Nelson’s Norman Stibbs Airfield, to the national and international aviation community. Case was chairman and air boss of the recent airshow and is a past president of the Nelson Pilots Association.

The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association represents the interests of and advocates for general aviation in Canada. Cole described the group as “the aviation equivalent of the Canadian Automobile Association.”

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Parks and rec camp day fun
 
New 4H horse club created in South Okanagan
 
Kist resigns as Pacific NorthWest LNG president; Progress Energy CEO acting president
Rossland exhibit will highlight heritage buildings
 
Project Somos founders speak in Rossland
 
Spring Swap
Parenteau wows audience with Virtual Symphony at Ambassador fundraiser
 
SHSS putting on Les Mis
 
Annual Thanksgiving dinner is just one of many services offered