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Skies is thrilled to announce that we’re expanding our coverage beyond Canada to bring our readers some of the best aviation news and photography in North America. “With the organic growth we’ve seen since the spring of 2020, we believe expanding into the U.S. is a natural direction for the magazine,” said Skies Publisher, Mike Reyno.
Alongside our expanded coverage, Skies’ readers can expect to see an exciting shift in the stories told in our magazine. Our editorial team will be dishing out more human interest-type stories, and reporting on aviation’s intriguing (or just plain cool) events — that sometimes get missed by the spotlight.
“We really wanted to bring the ‘fun’ back to aviation,” said Reyno, “and remind everyone why they got into it in the first place.”
In order to bring our readers the best coverage from all around North America, we’re welcoming a handful of new U.S. contributors to the Skies team, including industry veteran Michael Maya Charles as our Senior U.S. Correspondent. Charles has over 45 years of experience as a professional pilot and certificated flight instructor. He worked as a pilot for a major airline for over 23 years, owned and managed two FAR part 135 charter companies, and is a certified airframe and powerplant mechanic. He is also the author of Artful Flying: How to Turn your Passion for Flying into a Lifetime of Excellence.
If you thought we were stopping there, Skies is also launching a new, bi-monthly photo-issue called Chasing the Shot. This magazine will highlight the spectacular work of various aviation photographers in North America, along with their passion and techniques from behind the lens. Each issue will spotlight one photographer, featuring the best of their work from over the years.
And finally, Skies recently unveiled our completely revamped website – which we think not only looks refreshed, but offers a more user-friendly experience. (We added some handy features, too.) Expect to see more unique aviation coverage on our new website, along with our comprehensive breaking news and in-depth industry reporting.
Our team has been hard at work over the last several months to prepare for this change in direction, or what we like to call, “Skies 2.0.” We hope you’re as excited about it as we are!
On behalf of the entire Skies team, we would like to thank you, our readers, for your continued support over the years. And if you’re a new Skies reader, welcome!
Here’s hoping for bluer skies in 2021!
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