88 Winter Olympic Media Pin

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Item Description:

Medium:Metal Length (inches):0.75 Width (inches):0.3 Height (inches):1.0

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This rare pin was given to me by Ralph Klein at a media accredidation meeting one month prior to the opening of the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympic Games.   I was accredited as a media representative to cover the games as an Air Traffic Reporter.     

There were three (3) media outlets and one RCMP aircraft accredited to occupy the very restricted airspace above Calgary during the games.    ABC and CTV Television both had helicopters and along with my  Cessna 172 and the RCMP aircraft.    The airspace became very crowded especially during the Torch coverage on the opening day.   These are some very rare aerial pictures which I took while covering the Torch Run through the streets of Calgary.   I have never seen any other pictures of that day from the air.


            

                                                   

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