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Sky Wings Aviation Academy Ltd.

Hangar 13, Red Deer Indsl. Airport
Penhold, AB T0M 1R0

Sky Wings Aviation Academy is an Alberta Corporation whose majority shareholders are Albertans. The company’s philosophy is to advance the interest of Canadians in aviation while simultaneously providing jobs in the various fields in aviation.

Sky Wings Aviation operates nine Cessna 172’s, one Twin Piper Seneca, and a Piper Navajo. Ground training is conducted in large and well-equipped classrooms with multimedia presentations. Instrument and Multi-engine preparatory training is provided on a Flight Simulator ALSIM200.

Sky Wings is in operation at two different locations: Ofne at the Red Deer Regional Airport and one at High River Airport. Sky Wings has been open at SE corner of the Red Deer Regional Airport since 1982. Located halfway between major cities of Calgary and Edmonton, it provides flight instruction, charters, maintenance, fuel sales and storage services.

Sky Wings Aviation Academy Ltd. expanded and opened a new facility at High River Air Ranch, becoming the airport operator, plus providing the same services as the Red Deer operation. Sky Wings' students can expect a wide variety of flying conditions during their training.