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MIASARS is a volunteer and not-for-profit organization providing air search and rescue services to the public in the mid-island region of Vancouver Island.

More about what we do

We are pilots, navigators, spotters, ground homing specialists,search coordinators, electronic specialists, radio operators, and administration staff. We are trained to work as spotters on military aircraft, and to carry out searches using light aircraft and ground vehicles.

Learn how you can help

We are dedicated to providing air search support services and to the promotion of Canada’s Search and Rescue Program across Canada. Our volunteers, who receive no remuneration, are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist those in need of search and rescue.

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ZULU Time explained

An interesting article from "flightradar24" explaining the mysteries and rationale behind ZULU (UTC) Time; https://www.flightradar24.com/blog/zulu-and-utc-the-story-behind-aviations-time-zone/?utm_campaign=website&utm_source=sendgrid.com&utm_medium=email

COVID ~ Updated

Given the recent escalation in COIVID-19 cases across BC, PEP Air has cancelled, postponed or moved on-line all non-essential training. Group indoor in-person training & meetings remain 'unsafe'. Alternative platforms, Zoom, Skype etc, should be [...]

C295 Walkaround Tour

For those that have flown in the old Buffalo aircraft this will stretch you imagination and mind ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LcYDpmDpEo&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR2xcvmoBNx_ilUp39m7JH50tUfyevjiJizD4ycAoTAA2uNEZDpmw11E_5s